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Medicare Prescription Drug, Improvement and Modernization Act of 2003 416 Page pdf gpo.gov

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2017 Announcements 250 pages

 

Part D—Voluntary Prescription Drug Benefit Program

Subpart 1—Part D Eligible Individuals and Prescription Drug Benefits

Sec. 1860D-1. Eligibility, enrollment, and information

Sec. 1860D-2. Prescription drug benefits

Sec. 1860D-3. Access to a choice of qualified prescription drug coverage

Sec. 1860D-4. Beneficiary protections for qualified prescription drug coverage

Subpart 2—Prescription Drug Plans; PDP Sponsors; Financing

Sec. 1860D-11. PDP regions; submission of bids; plan approval

Sec. 1860D-12. Requirements for and contracts with prescription drug plan (PDP) sponsors

Sec. 1860D-13. Premiums; late enrollment penalty

Sec. 1860D-14. Premium and cost-sharing subsidies for low-income individuals

Sec. 1860D-14A. Medicare coverage gap discount program

Sec. 1860D-15. Subsidies for Part D eligible individuals for qualified prescription drug coverage

Sec. 1860D-16. Medicare prescription drug account in the federal supplementary medical insurance trust fund

Subpart 3—Application to Medicare Advantage Program and Treatment of Employer-Sponsored Programs and Other Prescription Drug Plans

Sec. 1860D-21. Application to medicare advantage program and related managed care programs

Sec. 1860D-22. Special rules for employer-sponsored programs

Sec. 1860D-23. State pharmaceutical assistance programs

Sec. 1860D-24. Coordination requirements for plans providing prescription drug coverage

 

Prescription Drug Coverage – General Information

The MMA legislation provides seniors and people with disabilities with the first comprehensive prescription drug benefit ever offered under the Medicare program, the most significant improvement to senior health care in nearly 40 years.

This overview page provides links to important information on the new benefit.

Click the selection that best matches your area of interest.  Please check back, as we will continue to update these resources regularly.

 

CMS provides instructions for enrolling Medicare beneficiaries in Medicare Prescription Drug Plans (PDPs) in the Agency’s PDP Guidance for Eligibility, Enrollment and Disenrollment.

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