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Prescription drug coverage among Medicare beneficiaries.

Regan JF, Petroski CA - Health Care Financ Rev (2007)

Bottom Line: The Medicare Current Beneficiary Survey (MCBS) is a longitudinal survey of a nationally-representative sample of Medicare enrollees.The survey collects information on a variety of topics, including beneficiaries' health status; health care use and financing; and social, economic, and demographic characteristics.Medicare administrative data is regularly coupled with the information collected through the survey for validation purposes.

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Affiliation: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Baltimore, MD 21244-1850, USA.

ABSTRACT
The Medicare Current Beneficiary Survey (MCBS) is a longitudinal survey of a nationally-representative sample of Medicare enrollees. The survey collects information on a variety of topics, including beneficiaries' health status; health care use and financing; and social, economic, and demographic characteristics. Medicare administrative data is regularly coupled with the information collected through the survey for validation purposes.

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How Much Beneficiaries Think They Know About the New Medicare Prescription Drug Benefit Based on Their Prescription Drug CoverageThe amount of reported knowledge increased with familiarity of the prescription drug benefit. Those with no coverage reported the least amount of knowledge while those who had chosen a Part D plan reported the most knowledge.A higher percentage of beneficiaries with no coverage indicated they knew a little to almost none of what is necessary about the new Medicare prescription drug benefit (62.5 percent), compared to 34.3 percent of those reporting Part D coverage (self selected).
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f1-hcfr-29-1-119: How Much Beneficiaries Think They Know About the New Medicare Prescription Drug Benefit Based on Their Prescription Drug CoverageThe amount of reported knowledge increased with familiarity of the prescription drug benefit. Those with no coverage reported the least amount of knowledge while those who had chosen a Part D plan reported the most knowledge.A higher percentage of beneficiaries with no coverage indicated they knew a little to almost none of what is necessary about the new Medicare prescription drug benefit (62.5 percent), compared to 34.3 percent of those reporting Part D coverage (self selected).


Prescription drug coverage among Medicare beneficiaries.

Regan JF, Petroski CA - Health Care Financ Rev (2007)

How Much Beneficiaries Think They Know About the New Medicare Prescription Drug Benefit Based on Their Prescription Drug CoverageThe amount of reported knowledge increased with familiarity of the prescription drug benefit. Those with no coverage reported the least amount of knowledge while those who had chosen a Part D plan reported the most knowledge.A higher percentage of beneficiaries with no coverage indicated they knew a little to almost none of what is necessary about the new Medicare prescription drug benefit (62.5 percent), compared to 34.3 percent of those reporting Part D coverage (self selected).
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f1-hcfr-29-1-119: How Much Beneficiaries Think They Know About the New Medicare Prescription Drug Benefit Based on Their Prescription Drug CoverageThe amount of reported knowledge increased with familiarity of the prescription drug benefit. Those with no coverage reported the least amount of knowledge while those who had chosen a Part D plan reported the most knowledge.A higher percentage of beneficiaries with no coverage indicated they knew a little to almost none of what is necessary about the new Medicare prescription drug benefit (62.5 percent), compared to 34.3 percent of those reporting Part D coverage (self selected).
Bottom Line: The Medicare Current Beneficiary Survey (MCBS) is a longitudinal survey of a nationally-representative sample of Medicare enrollees.The survey collects information on a variety of topics, including beneficiaries' health status; health care use and financing; and social, economic, and demographic characteristics.Medicare administrative data is regularly coupled with the information collected through the survey for validation purposes.

View Article: PubMed Central - PubMed

Affiliation: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Baltimore, MD 21244-1850, USA.

ABSTRACT
The Medicare Current Beneficiary Survey (MCBS) is a longitudinal survey of a nationally-representative sample of Medicare enrollees. The survey collects information on a variety of topics, including beneficiaries' health status; health care use and financing; and social, economic, and demographic characteristics. Medicare administrative data is regularly coupled with the information collected through the survey for validation purposes.

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