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Avalere Health Data Finds Four-Tier System Growing Among Medicare Part D Plans
Date:4/15/2008

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-- Among Medicare's top 10 Part D plans, 9 use Tier 4 formularies;

-- The average co-payment for 4th Tier drugs in the Medicare community is

$70;

-- The average co-payment for 3rd Tier or non-preferred drugs in the

Medicare community is $40;

-- Medicare patients generally pay about $20 for preferred prescriptions,

and $10 for generic drugs.

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