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|GAO Report: The Transition of Dual-Eligible Beneficiaries from Medicaid to Medicare Drug Coverage|
U.S. Government Accountability Office [GAO]
Dec. 19, 2005
48 pages. "The Medicare Prescription Drug, Improvement, and Modernization Act of 2003 (MMA) established a voluntary outpatient prescription drug benefit, known as Medicare Part D.... [D]rug coverage for dual-eligible beneficiaries will transition from Medicaid to Medicare Part D. This transition will occur for approximately 6 million full-benefit dual-eligible beneficiaries -- Medicare beneficiaries who receive full Medicaid benefits for services not covered by Medicare.... We identified three potential problems that may leave some dual-eligible beneficiaries facing difficulties immediately obtaining necessary drugs beginning January 1, 2006. " [GAO-06-278R, Dec. 16, 2005]
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