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Medicare Part D 2008 Data Spotlights

To better understand changes in the private plans providing drug coverage to Medicare beneficiaries under the program's Part D benefit, the Kaiser Family Foundation is issuing a series of data spotlights analyzing key elements of Medicare's private drug plans. Each spotlight will focus on a key aspect of the drug plans that will be available to Medicare beneficiaries in 2008 and examine relevant trends since the Medicare drug benefit took effect in 2006.

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These spotlights were prepared by a team of researchers at Georgetown University, NORC and the Kaiser Family Foundation.

Medicare Prescription Drug Plans in 2008 And Key Changes Since 2006: Summary Of Findings

Medicare Part D 2008 Data Spotlight: Ten Most Common Brand-Name Drugs

Medicare Part D 2008 Data Spotlight: Low-Income Subsidy Plan Availability

Medicare Part D 2008 Data Spotlight: Utilization Management

Medicare Part D 2008 Data Spotlight: Formularies

Medicare Part D 2008 Data Spotlight: Specialty Tiers

Medicare Part D 2008 Data Spotlight: Benefit Design

Medicare Part D 2008 Data Spotlight: Premiums

Medicare Part D 2008 Data Spotlight: The Coverage Gap

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