TITLE

CMS wants to use Part D data for research and other purposes

PUB. DATE
November 2006
SOURCE
Drug Topics;11/6/2006, Vol. 150 Issue 21, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) wants to use the Part D data for its research and other purposes in the U.S. CMS provided a Plan Formulary look-up tool to help physicians obtain access to prescription drugs covered under each plan, as well as a pharmacy technical support phone numbers for all Part D plans. The agency expressed that it needs the data in conducting evaluations of the Medicare program, reporting to Congress, making legislative proposals, and other related works.
ACCESSION #
23072988

 

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