A model for reform

Turner, Grace-Marie
May 2013
Modern Healthcare;5/6/2013, Vol. 43 Issue 18, p28
Trade Publication
The article focuses on a program, the Medicare prescription drug benefit, Part D, that offers a solution to address the issue of chronic diseases, which is considered a national priority within the Medicare reform debate in the U.S. Part D allegedly offers the elderly a choice of plans that are competing with each other to provide the most comprehensive selection of drugs at the lowest price. It also shows that better access to the right drugs can aid cut the cost of healthcare.


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