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document Medicare Part D - Overview (2016)
Training materials written and updated by various staff at the Evelyn Frank Legal Resources program since 2005. This outline, updated for the 2016 Part D enrollment period, which is from Oct. 15, 2015 - Dec. 7, 2015, covers the basic design of the Medicare Part D prescription drug benefit, the...
document What you need to know about EPIC - New York's prescription drug program for seniors
New York has a State Pharmaceutical Assistance Program (SPAP) to help low- to moderate-income older adults age 65+ pay for prescription drugs. The Elderly Pharmaceutical Insurance Coverage (EPIC) program is administered by the New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH). It's easy to apply...
document CMS Prescription Drug Benefit Manual
This is CMS' (the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services') comprehensive policy manual governing Medicare Part D prescription drug coverage. 
document "FIDA (Fully-Integrated Dual Advantage)" - Managed Care Expansion for Dual Eligibles in NYC Metro Area - Delayed Until Jan. 2015
Fully Integrated Dual Advantage demonstration program has started: NYC and Nassau (Region I), with the first "voluntary" opt-i enrollment effective January 2015, and "passive enrollment" scheduled for those who do not OPT OUT on April 1, 2015. 2-27-2015 NEWS: Westchester & Suffolk...
document Saving Money on Prescription Drugs if You're Uninsured or Underinsured: Discount Cards and PAPs
Prescription drugs can be the most expensive healthcare cost for many people. Those who are uninsured are typically stuck with paying full retail price for prescription drugs at the pharmacy counter, which can be hundreds or thousands of dollars per month. Even those who have health insurance -...

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