CMS Adopts Trial-Size Prescriptions For Part D, Delays Implementation
CMS mandates that Part D plans offer prescriptions filled for less than a 30-day period at a daily cost-sharing rate, with a few stated exceptions, but delays implementation until the 2014 plan year.
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