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Experts analyze benefits, opportunities and challenges of Medicare Part D
Date:6/29/2010

Philadelphia, PA, June 29, 2010 The Medicare Prescription Drug, Improvement, and Modernization Act of 2003 (Medicare Part D) added prescription drug coverage to Medicare beginning in January 2006. This has dramatically reshaped the prescription drug insurance market and has had significant effects on insurers, beneficiaries, and providers. For researchers, it has provided a rich source of research questions to examine. A special themed issue of Research in Social and Administrative Pharmacy analyzes the benefits, opportunities and challenges afforded by the Medicare Part D drug benefit program from different perspectives from providers and pharmacists to patients.

Guest editors Julie M. Urmie, Ph.D., and William R. Doucette, Ph.D., both of the Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science, University of Iowa, Iowa City, have assembled a group of experts in their respective fields to provide critical insights into how Medicare Part D has impacted:

  • Prescription costs
  • >Use of generic drugs
  • Coverage for previously uninsured Medicare beneficiaries
  • Chain and independent pharmacies and pharmacists
  • Reimbursement from Part D plans
  • Beneficiary experiences with Medicare Part D and access to MTM (Medication Therapy Management) services

"Medicare Part D has been a rich source of research opportunities since its implementation in 2006," commented Professor Urmie and Professor Doucette. "Although researchers have made strides in understanding its impact on various constituencies, the complexity and continually evolving nature of Part D will yield many future research prospects. We hope that the articles in this theme issue of RSAP contribute a usable baseline for such future research and we look forward to seeing an abundance of future research in this area."

Two articles discuss the cost of Part D. In the first, David A. Mott and coauthors studied whether Medicare Part D had the intended effects
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