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Part D Coverage Gap Discounts Not Linked To Price Increases In 2011 – GAO

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Executive Summary

GAO found the prices for high-expenditure brand-name drugs used by beneficiaries in the Medicare Part D coverage gap and by those who did not reach the gap in 2011 increased at a similar rate before and after the discount program was implemented in January 2011.

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