TITLE

How Medicare Beneficiaries Pay for Prescription Drugs

AUTHOR(S)
Stuart, Bruce
PUB. DATE
December 2000
SOURCE
Generations;Winter2000/2001, Vol. 24 Issue 4, p62
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Examines how aged Medicare beneficiaries pay for prescription drugs. Prescription coverage rate for the elderly; Drug benefit programs available to the elderly; Who will qualify for the prescription drug coverage.
ACCESSION #
4138328

 

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