Cutler Institute for Health and Social Policy

Disability and Aging

Impact of Medicare Prescription Drug Part D Coverage on Dual Eligibles and Drugs for the Elderly Enrollees and on the Organizations that Serve Them

Abstract: 

The authors studied the early impact of Part D on older or disabled Medicaid beneficiaries who had prescription drug coverage prior to Part D through MaineCare ("dual eligibles") or the DEL benefit; local and statewide organizations that work with and advocate for Medicare beneficiaries, which often stepped forward to help make Part D work for the beneficiaries; and Medicare beneficiaries who were not duals or DEL enrollees.

Publication Type: 
Report
Publish Date: 
January 8, 2008
URL: 
http://muskie.usm.maine.edu/Publications/ihp/PartDImpactDualEligibles.pdf

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