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2014-01-09 12:27:12

WASHINGTON, Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pharmaceutical Care Management Association (PCMA) issued the following statement today on the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services' (CMS) Medicare Parts C and D Proposed Rule: "Amidst the rancor in health care today, Medicare Part D has remained constant in its ability to offer generous, affordable prescription drug benefits to 36 million beneficiaries. The program routinely comes in under budget and delivers premiums...

2014-01-06 20:21:21

WASHINGTON, Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) issued findings that show slower growth in health spending since the implementation of the Affordable Care Act. This successful cost control is consistent with data demonstrating that savings from generic medicines are at an all-time high, reaching $217 billion in 2012 and $1.2 trillion over the most recent decade, according to the 2013 Report on Generic Drug Savings in the...

2013-12-11 23:04:03

Medicare prescription drug plans (PDPs) using preferred pharmacy networks have lower average premiums and the same or better average quality ratings as plans without preferred networks. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) December 11, 2013 Medicare prescription drug plans (PDPs) using preferred pharmacy networks have lower average premiums and the same or better average quality ratings as plans without preferred networks, according to a new analysis by Avalere Health released today by the...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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