Medicare: Beneficiary Cost-Sharing Under Proposed Prescription Drug Benefits

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This report examines these proposals as well as the “Medicare Rx Drug Benefit and Discount Act of 2003,” which was introduced by Representative Charles Rangel, the ranking member of the House Ways and Means Committee. Specifically, 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.

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Peterson, Chris L June 17, 2003.

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This report examines these proposals as well as the “Medicare Rx Drug Benefit and Discount Act of 2003,” which was introduced by Representative Charles Rangel, the ranking member of the House Ways and Means Committee. Specifically, 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.

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Peterson, Chris L. Medicare: Beneficiary Cost-Sharing Under Proposed Prescription Drug Benefits, report, June 17, 2003; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metacrs3699/: accessed June 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.