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Medco Rethinks Part D: Bailing Out or Mailing it In?

This article was originally published in RPM Report

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Medco shed over 100,000 Part D members in 2007 and the company couldn't be happier. Medco says it has no interest in serving the poorest Medicare beneficiaries, because they do not use mail order and can't be given viable economic incentives to do so. If other plans start to think like Medco, Part D advocates may have reasons to worry.

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