TITLE

MEDICARE PART D LOW-INCOME SUBSIDY: Assets and Income Are Both Important in Subsidy Denials, and Access to State and Manufacturer Drug Programs Is Uneven

AUTHOR(S)
A. Bruce Steinwald
PUB. DATE
September 2008
SOURCE
GAO Reports;9/5/2008, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Government Documents
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a report from the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) regarding the utilization of and access to Part D prescription drugs by Medicare beneficiaries. The report focuses on the assets and income in low-income subsidy denials from 2006-2007 and programs that provide beneficiaries access to prescription drugs. Moreover, the report states that GAO examined data from the Social Security Administration and other agencies to determine the factors that resulted to denial.
ACCESSION #
34364965

 

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