Part D scripts 11% above average
Patients 65 and older who participated in the Medicare drug benefit in January filled an average of 3.38 prescriptions during the month versus 3.05 scripts filled by all patients in the same age category, an 11% difference, according to Verispan data. Medicaid claims decreased by 50% over the same period, which Verispan attributes to the switch of Medicare/Medicaid dual-eligibles to Medicare Part D...
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