Medicare Issues

Community pharmacies provide cost-saving medication and pharmacy services to millions of Medicare Part B and D patients. Congress and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) are making changes to the program all the time. This section lists important changes that community pharmacists should know about and chronicles the NCPA Advocacy Centers efforts to ensure pharmacist can continue serving their patients and getting reimbursed appropriately for their services.

Medicare beneficiaries should to be reviewing their 2016 Medicare Part D plan choices now. You are sure to get and abundance of questions, so be prepared. The Open Enrollment Period (OEP) for beneficiaries runs October 15-December 7, and NCPA has created the following resources to help you in assisting your patients:

2016 Member Only Medicare Resources

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  • 2016 Medicare Part D Evaluation Tool