Published in Managed Care Law Weekly, March 5th, 2006
The report details action steps HHS and health plans are taking, such as extending transition coverage for a beneficiary's current drugs to 90 days and reducing call wait times. The report also includes new estimates showing the costs of the Medicare drug benefit are significantly less than expected.
"While the new prescription drug benefit has worked for the vast majority of participants, the first trip to the pharmacy has been frustrating for some, particularly for certain people with...
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