Medicare Part D information for pharmacists

Bough, Marcie
December 2006
Pharmacy Today;Dec2006, Vol. 12 Issue 12, p44
The article offers information on the Medicare Part D coverage and plans in the U.S. Medicare Part D plans are required to have a pharmacy technical support hotline for the first few months of 2007. Part D plans offer medication therapy management program to assist Medicaid beneficiaries who have multiple chronic diseases and spend more than $4,000 on annual medication costs. The plans provide 30-day temporary supply if the beneficiary is not transitioned to a formulary drug.


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