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Selected Findings on Knowledge and Understanding of the New Medicare Rx Drug Program — March/April 2004 Kaiser Health Poll Report Survey

Selected findings from the March/April 2004 Kaiser Family Foundation Health Poll Report survey underscores the need to educate seniors about the new Medicare prescription drug program – both the transitional discount card program that will be go into effect on June 1, 2004 and the full Medicare benefit that begins in January 2006. The survey, which is conducted every two months, is designed and analyzed by staff at the Foundation and colleagues at the Harvard School of Public Health.

Below are a chartpack and toplines of the full results of the survey, including questions about drug reimportation and other policy issues.


Survey Toplines

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