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Prescription Drug Coverage and Seniors: Findings from a 2003 National Survey

This national survey of 17,685 seniors captures detailed information about their prescription drug use, coverage and experiences. It also includes state-specific comparative data for seniors in 12 states — California, Colorado, Florida, Illinois, Louisiana, Michigan, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas, Tennessee and Washington. This 2003 survey was conducted by the Kaiser Family Foundation, the Commonwealth Fund and Tufts-New England Medical Center. An article presenting its findings was published by Health Affairs as a web exclusive on April 19, 2005. An additional chart with expanded state data was posted on July 14, 2005.

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Health Affairs Article (free access)
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Additional Charts and Tables

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