Medicare report fuels drive for fast payment

Frederick, Jim
September 2007
Drug Store News;9/24/2007, Vol. 29 Issue 12, p47
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The article reports on the findings of a study conducted by the University of Texas which shows the delay of the Medicare Part D prescription payments by pharmacists in the U.S. Kristin Richards, research associate, noted that majority of the pharmacy claims take more than 30 days to be paid from the time they were submitted. It is evident that the low reimbursements caused problems including the losses in gross margin and the goal of the program fails.


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