Medicare Prescription Drug Benefit: Low-Income Provisions

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This report begins by providing an overview of Medicare Prescription Drug, Improvement and Modernization Act of 2003 (MMA) benefits, including premium and cost-sharing liabilities for the general Medicare population. The overview is followed by a discussion of the subsidy benefits available for low-income individuals. The report then highlights some of the key implementation issues.

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O’Sullivan, Jennifer June 1, 2006.

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This report begins by providing an overview of Medicare Prescription Drug, Improvement and Modernization Act of 2003 (MMA) benefits, including premium and cost-sharing liabilities for the general Medicare population. The overview is followed by a discussion of the subsidy benefits available for low-income individuals. The report then highlights some of the key implementation issues.

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O’Sullivan, Jennifer. Medicare Prescription Drug Benefit: Low-Income Provisions, report, June 1, 2006; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc820917/: accessed January 18, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.