Medicare: Beneficiary Cost-Sharing Under Proposed Prescription Drug Benefits

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This report provides background on how the cost-sharing and premium provisions under each bill would affect the amount that a beneficiary pays annually for prescription drugs. In addition, this report gives examples of how annual cost-sharing would differ for beneficiaries with various levels of total prescription drug spending in 2006 under the plans.

Creator(s): Peterson, Chris L
Location(s): United States
Creation Date: June 26, 2003
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Peterson, Chris L

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Place of Publication: Washington D.C.
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  • Creation: June 26, 2003
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This report provides background on how the cost-sharing and premium provisions under each bill would affect the amount that a beneficiary pays annually for prescription drugs. In addition, this report gives examples of how annual cost-sharing would differ for beneficiaries with various levels of total prescription drug spending in 2006 under the plans.

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15 pages.

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