Latest Medicare Part D Stories

2013-06-21 23:01:53

The top five Medicare Part D plans with the lowest average premiums all have preferred pharmacy networks, according to a new analysis conducted by Avalere Health for the Pharmaceutical Care Management Association (PCMA). Of all Part D plans with national or near-national status, seven of the top 10 with the lowest average premiums have preferred pharmacy networks. Washington D.C. (PRWEB) June 21, 2013 The top five Medicare Part D plans with the lowest average premiums all have preferred...

2013-06-11 12:57:37

Medicare beneficiaries with diabetes are two to three times more likely to use expensive brand-name drugs than a comparable group of patients treated within the VA Healthcare System, according to a nationwide study by researchers from the University of Pittsburgh, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System and Dartmouth College. Spending in Medicare Part D would have been an estimated $1.4 billion less in 2008 if brand-name and generic drug use matched that of the VA for the medications studied. The...

2013-06-06 23:14:30

Conrad Siegel Actuaries Releases Results from Annual Medical and Prescription Drug Benefits Survey Harrisburg, PA (PRWEB) June 06, 2013 Conrad Siegel Actuaries, celebrating its 50th year delivering comprehensive employee benefits services, announced today the results of its annual Medical and Prescription Drug Benefits survey, an employee benefits survey for the Central PA region. Overall, the survey found that medical and prescription drug benefit costs continue to rise for employees and...

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