Published in Managed Care Law Weekly, July 12th, 2009
"While the adoption of Medicare Part D has been a tremendous success for seniors, there were some problematic coverage gaps in the system," said Dr. Mohammad N. Akhter, Executive Director of the National Medical Association. "Under this announcement, Medicare beneficiaries will receive 50 percent discount on brand name medicines. This will result in an average $1,700 reduction in the out-of-pocket costs of more than 3.5 million seniors."
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