This report provides an overview of the Medicare Part D program, with a focus on dual eligibles. Maine's efforts to help duals transition to Medicare Part D are described. The report discusses why there was a need for targeted outreach to dual eligibles that have disabilities, describing the activities and events that the project implemented to target workers with disabilities. The survey not only looks at activities that the project implemented, but also includes efforts by the state and other partners over the past year. The report provides highlights of the findings from the survey, with the appendix providing responses to the full survey.
Cutler Institute for Health and Social Policy
Medicare Part D Survey of MaineCare Workers with Disabilities Dual Eligibles: Experience Before and During Transition : March 2006 Telephone Survey
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