Analysis of Medicare Prescription Drug Plans In 2012 And Key Trends Since 2006
This report presents findings from an analysis of the Medicare Part D marketplace in 2012 and changes in drug coverage and costs since 2006. It presents key findings related to Medicare drug plan plan availability, premiums, cost-sharing, the coverage gap and availability for low-income beneficiaries, the coverage gap, benefit design and cost sharing, formularies, and utilization management, based on data from CMS for all plans participating in Part D. The analysis was conducted jointly by Jack Hoadley and Laura Summer of Georgetown University, Juliette Cubanski and Tricia Neuman of the Kaiser Family Foundation and Elizabeth Hargrave of NORC at the University of Chicago.
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also of interest
- Medicare Part D at Ten Years: The 2015 Marketplace and Key Trends, 2006-2015
- Medicare Part D: A First Look at Plan Offerings in 2015
- Medicare Part D in Its Ninth Year: The 2014 Marketplace and Key Trends, 2006-2014
- Medicare Part D Prescription Drug Plans: The Marketplace in 2013 and Key Trends, 2006-2013