TITLE

Medicare Coverage Redux

AUTHOR(S)
Wechsler, Jill
PUB. DATE
August 2001
SOURCE
Pharmaceutical Executive;Aug2001, Vol. 21 Issue 8, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Examines the issues on Medicare prescription drug benefit which the United States Congress might consider in drafting a Medicare pharmacy bill. Use of pharmacy benefit firms to provide Medicare coverage for affordable prescription drugs; Drawbacks of the Medicare Reform bill proposed by Senator Bob Graham on expanded Medicare prescription benefit; Regulation of drug advertising. INSET: Investigators Eye Marketing.
ACCESSION #
5040166

 

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