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Part D (Prescription Drug Benefit)

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The Basics — January 4, 2016
Author: Sally Coberly, PhD

The Medicare Drug Benefit (Part D)
The Basics — January 4, 2016
Author: Sally Coberly, PhD

Aging in America: Current and Future Trends in Health, Income, Assets and Personal Health Care Spending
Fundamentals Briefing — November 6, 2015
Author: Sally Coberly, PhD

The Star Rating System and Medicare Advantage Plans
Issue Brief No. 854 — May 5, 2015
Author: Lisa Sprague, MBA

Health Policy Essentials: Medicare and Health Care Spending
Fundamentals Briefing — February 6, 2015
Author: Sally Coberly, PhD

Health Policy Essentials 2015
Briefing Book — February 6, 2015
Authors: Sally Coberly, PhD, Jennifer Jenson, MPH, MPP & Lisa Sprague, MBA

Controlling Opioid Drug Excess: Health Plan Interventions
Forum Session — June 20, 2014
Author: Lisa Sprague, MBA

Seeking Value in Medicare: Performance Measurement for Clinical Professionals
Issue Brief No. 852 — October 30, 2013
Author: Lisa Sprague, MBA

Transforming Behavioral Health Practice, Payment, and Policy: Too Fast, Too Slow, or Just Right?
Forum Session — September 20, 2013
Author: Jessamy Taylor, MPP

The Affordable Care Act and HIV/AIDS: Implications for Coverage, Access to Care, and Payment
Forum Session — July 19, 2013
Author: Jessamy Taylor, MPP

Health Policy Essentials: Aging in America: Trends in Income, Health, and Personal Health Care Spending
Fundamentals Briefing — April 12, 2013
Author: Carol V. O'Shaughnessy, MA

Health Policy Essentials: Medicare and Health Care Spending
Fundamentals Briefing — February 8, 2013
Authors: Kathryn Linehan & Sally Coberly, PhD

Prevention and Early Detection of Health Care Fraud, Abuse, and Waste
Forum Session — October 30, 2009
Author: Mary Ellen Stahlman

Coverage and Payment for Prescription Drugs Under Medicare Part B: A Complex Patchwork
Background Paper No. 70 — August 31, 2009
Author: Amanda Cassidy, Consultant

The Medicare Drug Benefit: Update on the Low-Income Subsidy
Issue Brief No. 833 — July 31, 2009
Author: Mary Ellen Stahlman

Great Expectations: Managing the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
Forum Session — May 1, 2009
Author: Laura A. Dummit

Medicaid, Employers, and Medigap: Wrapping Around Medicare
Fundamentals Briefing — February 6, 2009
Author: Mary Ellen Stahlman

Understanding Medicare and Medicaid: Fundamentals and Issues for the New Congress
Fundamentals Briefing — January 15–16, 2009
Authors: Christie Provost Peters, Jennifer Ryan & Mary Ellen Stahlman

Medicare Demonstrations
The Basics — July 30, 2008
Author: Amanda Cassidy, Consultant

The Fundamentals of Medicare Demonstrations
Background Paper No. 63 — July 22, 2008
Author: Amanda Cassidy, Consultant

Medicare Advantage Special Needs Plans Reauthorization: What Should Congress Consider?
Forum Session — November 30, 2007
Author: Christie Provost Peters

Medicare Drug Utilization Management: Balancing Cost, Convenience, and Access
Forum Session — October 19, 2007
Author: Mary Ellen Stahlman

The Prescription Drug Safety Net: Access to Pharmaceuticals for the Uninsured
Background Paper — May 9, 2007
Author: Jack Hoadley, PhD

Understanding Medicare and Medicaid: Fundamentals and Issues for the New Congress
Fundamentals Briefing — February 22–23, 2007
Authors: Christie Provost Peters & Mary Ellen Stahlman

A Report from the Forum Session "Complexity, Coordination and Compromise: States and the Medicare Drug Benefit" (August 4, 2006)
Meeting Report — December 6, 2006
Author: Lee Partridge, Consultant

Medicare and Mental Health: The Fundamentals
Background Paper — November 27, 2006
Authors: Christopher W. Loftis, PhD & Eileen Salinsky

The Medicare PDP Market: Build It and the Plans Will Come
Forum Session — November 17, 2006
Author: Mary Ellen Stahlman

The Nuts and Bolts of PDPs
Issue Brief No. 817 — November 8, 2006
Author: Mary Ellen Stahlman

Complexity, Coordination and Compromise: States and the Medicare Drug Benefit
Forum Session — August 4, 2006
Authors: Judith D. Moore & Jennifer Ryan

A Closer Look at the Medicare Part D Low–Income Benchmark Premium: How Low Can It Go?
Issue Brief No. 813 — August 2, 2006
Author: Mary Ellen Stahlman

Health Benefits in Retirement: Set for Extinction?
Background Paper — February 8, 2006
Author: Mark Merlis, Consultant

A Report from the Forum Session “Implementing the Medicare Prescription Drug Benefit: Continuing Challenges for States”
Meeting Report — September 22, 2005
Author: Lee Partridge, Consultant

One Pill, Many Prices: Variation in Prescription Drug Prices in Selected Government Programs
Issue Brief No. 807 — August 29, 2005
Author: Dawn M. Gencarelli

Implementing the New Medicare Drug Benefit: Continuing Challenges For States
Forum Session — July 12, 2005
Author: Judith D. Moore

How Will They Know? Where Will They Go? Education and Outreach for the Medicare Drug Benefit
Forum Session — June 10, 2005
Author: Judith D. Moore

Understanding Medicare and Medicaid: Fundamentals and Issues for the New Congress
Fundamentals Briefing — January 13–14, 2005
Authors: Nora Super & Jennifer Ryan

Implementing the Formulary Requirements Under the New Medicare Prescription Drug Benefit
Forum Session — December 1, 2004
Author: Dawn M. Gencarelli

A Report from the Forum Session "Implementing the New Medicare Drug Benefit: Challenges and Opportunities for States"
Meeting Report — August 31, 2004
Authors: Judith D. Moore & Jennifer Ryan

Implementing the New Medicare Drug Benefit: Challenges and Opportunities for States
Forum Session — July 22, 2004
Authors: Judith D. Moore & Jennifer Ryan

Implementing the MMA: Insights from Two Seasoned Administrators
Forum Session — April 13, 2004
Author: Judith D. Moore

Evidence- and Value-Based Approaches to Drug Formularies: What Role Will They Play in the Medicare Prescription Drug Benefit?
Forum Session — February 6, 2004
Author: Dawn M. Gencarelli

The Medicare Prescription Drug Proposals and Health Insurance Risk
Forum Session — September 25, 2003
Author: Dawn M. Gencarelli

The Medicare Prescription Drug Proposals and Health Insurance Risk
Issue Brief No. 793 — September 4, 2003
Author: Dawn M. Gencarelli

A Medicare Prescription Drug Benefit: Exploring Issues Raised in a CBO Report
Forum Session — November 25, 2002
Author: Robin J. Strongin, Consultant

Medigap: Prevalence, Premiums, and Opportunities for Reform
Forum Session — October 2, 2002
Author: Nora Super

Medigap: Prevalence, Premiums, and Opportunities for Reform
Issue Brief No. 782 — September 9, 2002
Author: Nora Super

Pharmacy Benefits: New Concepts in Plan Design
Forum Session — April 26, 2002
Authors: Veronica V. Goff, Consultant & Sally Coberly, PhD

Pharmacy Benefits: New Concepts in Plan Design
Issue Brief No. 772 — March 8, 2002
Author: Veronica V. Goff, Consultant

Pharmacy Benefit Managers: A Model for Medicare?
Issue Brief No. 765 — July 9, 2001
Author: Veronica V. Goff, Consultant

Pharmacy Benefit Managers: A Model for Medicare?
Forum Session — July 9, 2001
Author: Veronica V. Goff, Consultant

State-Based Pharmaceutical Assistance Programs: Temporary Fix or Lessons for Medicare?
Issue Brief No. 762 — April 25, 2001
Author: Robin J. Strongin, Consultant

State-Based Pharmaceutical Assistance Programs: Temporary Fix or Lessons for Medicare?
Forum Session — April 25, 2001
Author: Robin J. Strongin, Consultant

Designing a Medicare Prescription Drug Benefit: Safety and Structure Considerations
Forum Session — March 31, 2000
Author: Robin J. Strongin

The ABCs of PBMs
Issue Brief No. 749 — October 27, 1999
Author: Robin J. Strongin

The ABCs of PBMs
Forum Session — October 27, 1999
Author: Robin J. Strongin

Providing Outpatient Prescription Drugs through Medicare: Can We Afford To? Can We Afford Not To?
Forum Session — April 8, 1999
Author: Robin J. Strongin

Providing Outpatient Prescription Drugs through Medicare: Can We Afford To? Can We Afford Not To?
Background Paper — March 1999
Author: Robin J. Strongin

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