The Medicare Prescription Drug Benefit: understanding the benefits and the gaps in this new coverage

Fay Baier
American Journal of Nursing 2006, 106 (6): 66-72
This article reviews the reasons for the implementation of Medicare Part D and outlines basic provisions of this new drug benefit. Also addressed are concerns voiced by some beneficiaries about the coverage and suggestions on how to avoid confusion when choosing and enrolling in a plan.

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