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Medicare Monday: What actually happened with Medicare Part D

Nicole Longo   |     June 6, 2016   |   SHARE THIS

MedMon_Catalyst_Banner.jpgEarlier this year, we looked at what people said would happen with the passage and implementation of Medicare Part D and what has actually happened in the first 10 years of the program.

Critics claimed:

tn_MedMon.jpgIn its first 10 years, Medicare Part D has far exceeded expectations, providing seniors and individuals with disabilities access to affordable prescription drug coverage while keeping costs low for beneficiaries and taxpayers. Read more about Medicare Part D and why it’s a success story.

Learn more about critics’ claims and what actually happened here.

Nicole Longo

Nicole Longo Nicole is senior manager of public affairs at PhRMA focusing on Medicare, 340B, importation and more. She previously worked for a D.C.-based public affairs firm where she assisted a wide range of clients with communications efforts on everything from trade policy to agriculture policy to health care policy. Outside the office, Nicole can be found trying new restaurants (usually Italian), taking an occasional barre class and cheering on the Cincinnati Bengals.

Topics: Part D, Medicare, Medicare Monday

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