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Poll: Over One Million Seniors Have Problems with Medicare 'Preferred Pharmacy' Drug Plans
Date:5/20/2013

ALEXANDRIA, Va., May 20, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA) CEO B. Douglas Hoey , RPh, MBA issued the following statement today regarding a survey by Hart Research Associates regarding Medicare Part D "preferred pharmacy" drug plans, which often exclude independent community pharmacies from offering patients the plan's lowest advertised co-payments:

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"Officials with Medicare and MedPAC, 16 U.S. Senators and more than 30 U.S. Representatives have all expressed concerns with Medicare preferred pharmacy drug plans and for good reason. They create access concerns for some patients and may be increasing costs for Medicare and taxpayers.

"First, in rural areas seniors in these plans may have to travel 20 miles or more to obtain their prescr
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