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Medicare Part D - CVS Caremark and Brigham and Women's Hospital Research Finds Sharp


CVS Caremark and Brigham and Women's Hospital Research Finds Sharp Drop in Adherence to Cardiovascular Medications for ...
WOONSOCKET, R.I., April 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Research published today in the journal Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes found that Medicare Part D beneficiaries with cardiovascular conditions ...

Seniors In Medicare 'Doughnut Hole' More Likely To Stop Heart Drugs
Falling into the "doughnut hole" of Medicare drug coverage led people to stop taking medicines for heart conditions more often than to search for cheaper alternatives, an analysis finds. The discontinuations didn't appear to affect health, but the researchers cautioned their study was relatively short.

Seniors Stop Taking Heart Drugs In Medicare 'Donut Hole'
TUESDAY, April 17 (HealthDay News) -- When Medicare stops paying for seniors' medications after they enter the Part D "donut hole," the seniors often go without the drugs, even if the medications are essential for heart health, new research shows.

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