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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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Average Prescription Drug Cost in 2004 for Medicare Beneficiaries Based on Their Reported Enrollment in a Prescription Drug Plan in 2006Medicare beneficiaries reporting no prescription drug coverage in 2006 spent on average, about one-half ($1,016) of what those with coverage spent on prescription drugs in 2004.Nearly 45 percent of those who reported they were not enrolled in a prescription drug plan in 2006 indicated that they don't take enough prescriptions to need such a plan, as a reason for their nonenrollment.
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f3-hcfr-29-1-119: Average Prescription Drug Cost in 2004 for Medicare Beneficiaries Based on Their Reported Enrollment in a Prescription Drug Plan in 2006Medicare beneficiaries reporting no prescription drug coverage in 2006 spent on average, about one-half ($1,016) of what those with coverage spent on prescription drugs in 2004.Nearly 45 percent of those who reported they were not enrolled in a prescription drug plan in 2006 indicated that they don't take enough prescriptions to need such a plan, as a reason for their nonenrollment.


Prescription drug coverage among Medicare beneficiaries.

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

Average Prescription Drug Cost in 2004 for Medicare Beneficiaries Based on Their Reported Enrollment in a Prescription Drug Plan in 2006Medicare beneficiaries reporting no prescription drug coverage in 2006 spent on average, about one-half ($1,016) of what those with coverage spent on prescription drugs in 2004.Nearly 45 percent of those who reported they were not enrolled in a prescription drug plan in 2006 indicated that they don't take enough prescriptions to need such a plan, as a reason for their nonenrollment.
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f3-hcfr-29-1-119: Average Prescription Drug Cost in 2004 for Medicare Beneficiaries Based on Their Reported Enrollment in a Prescription Drug Plan in 2006Medicare beneficiaries reporting no prescription drug coverage in 2006 spent on average, about one-half ($1,016) of what those with coverage spent on prescription drugs in 2004.Nearly 45 percent of those who reported they were not enrolled in a prescription drug plan in 2006 indicated that they don't take enough prescriptions to need such a plan, as a reason for their nonenrollment.
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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