TITLE

Medicare Prescription Drug Coverage Becomes Effective in January 2006

AUTHOR(S)
Spancer-Cisek, Pat
PUB. DATE
September 2005
SOURCE
ONS News;Sep2005, Vol. 20 Issue 9, p9
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that all Medicare beneficiaries will be eligible for prescription drug coverage beginning January 1, 2006, with their choice of plan. This drug coverage will help all people who receive Medicare pay for their prescriptions, and additional help is available for those with financial need. As trusted sources of health information, nurses can provide basic information and resources that will help individuals make informed decisions and receive benefits. Medicare prescription plans will provide insurance coverage for brand-name and generic drugs.
ACCESSION #
18070008

 

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