TITLE

HHS: Medicare Part D Enrollment Exceeds 38 Million

PUB. DATE
July 2006
SOURCE
hfm (Healthcare Financial Management);Jul2006, Vol. 60 Issue 7, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that 90 percent of Medicare beneficiaries in the U.S. are receiving comprehensive prescription drug coverage according to a progress report on the Medicare Prescription Drug Benefit. The Department of Health and Human Services notes in a related press release that a surge in enrollment took place in the closing weeks of the enrollment period with more than two million beneficiaries signing up.
ACCESSION #
21545562

 

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