Medicare Part D prescription drug benefits and administrative burden in the care of dually eligible psychiatric patients.

@article{Wilk2008MedicarePD,
  title={Medicare Part D prescription drug benefits and administrative burden in the care of dually eligible psychiatric patients.},
  author={Joshua E. Wilk and Joyce C. West and Donald S. Rae and Maritza Rubio-Stipec and Jennifer Jun-Li Chen and Darrel A. Regier},
  journal={Psychiatric services},
  year={2008},
  volume={59 1},
  pages={34-9}
}
OBJECTIVE With implementation of Medicare Part D, concerns were raised that patients with severe mental illness who were dually eligible for both Medicaid and Medicare benefits would be at clinical risk. In addition to concerns about medication access and continuity, there were concerns about administrative burden for physicians and their staffs. This study aimed to quantify the amount of administrative burden for psychiatrists and their staff related to Medicare Part D prescription drug plan… CONTINUE READING

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