TITLE

Medicare Part D Providers Reminded Of Obligations to Nursing Home Residents

PUB. DATE
December 2008
SOURCE
Policy & Practice (19426828);Dec2008, Vol. 66 Issue 5, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the reminder given by the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to Medicare Part D plan providers regarding their duty to provide convenient access to network pharmacies for long-term care residents. It states that Part D providers must contract with those long-term care pharmacies and provide Part D-covered drugs by another long-term care pharmacy. CMS says that Part D plan providers could not draw long-term care pharmacies to join a specific network.
ACCESSION #
36130472

 

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