Author: The National Pharmaceutical Council
Publication: Fall 2009
Size: 12 pages (Only available as a PDF)
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This 12-page publication helps Medicare Part D recipients and caregivers understand some of the challenges involved in navigating the Medicare prescription drug system, such as:
- How to request coverage of medication under a particular Medicare plan;
- When to appeal if a Medicare plan denies coverage of a particular medication;
- How to determine who will serve as an appointed representative;
- The steps to follow in the appeal process.
This brochure includes a sample letter of appeals for Medicare beneficiaries. A Spanish version also is available.