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April 6, 2007

Medicare Part D Gets an F

Bureaucratic complications, high co-pays and plans that don’t cover essential drugs make Medicare Part D big trouble for people with HIV, according to an informal survey of medical providers by the HIV Medicine Association and the American Academy of HIV Medicine. Eighty-three percent of respondents reported having positive patients who had trouble getting prescriptions filled and 75% had positive patients who had been forced to go without some meds.


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