Elderly tend to forgo prescriptions due to high Medicare co-pays

09/5/2007 | Washington Post, The

Medicare plans that charge more costly co-payments for branded or nonpreferred drugs often influence seniors not to buy the medicines prescribed to them, researchers conclude. The study found that people enrolled in three-tiered plans filled almost 15% fewer prescriptions than those with single-tiered plans, while incurring higher out-of-pocket costs for their medical needs.

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