WASHINGTON DC, USA -- HEALTHCARE UPDATE NEWS SERVICE(TM) -- FEBRUARY 22, 2006: AIS, publisher of A Guide to the Medicare Drug Benefit, Medicare Part D Compliance News, and Drug Benefit News, is pleased to announce the availability of its newest resource, Understanding the Medicare Part D Drug Benefit. In addition to revolutionizing drug coverage for tens of millions of U.S. seniors, Part D will have a major impact on organizations throughout the health care chain.
Health plans, PBMs and pharma companies are directly involved and - in addition to seniors - have the most at stake. But medical group practices, hospitals and other providers need a basic understanding of how Part D works. That's why AIS has published.
UNDERSTANDING THE MEDICARE PART D DRUG BENEFIT:
Inside this affordable pocket guide you'll find the "need to know" information on:
- The plans
- The regions
- The players
- Beneficiary eligibility and enrollment
- Benefit structure
- Formulary administration
- Covered drugs
- Coordination of benefits
- Retiree prescription drug coverage
- Medication therapy management
- And e-Prescribing
Go to www.aishealth.com/Products/updEBPG.html to order your guide today.
This invaluable pocket resource is written for providers and managers whose organizations are on the periphery of Part D - not just physician groups and health systems, but pharmacists, ambulatory surgery centers, labs, homecare, long-term care, employers, state and local agencies, and others also need a distilled version of the major rules, guidelines and market information.
THE PERFECT TOOL FOR TRAINING AND EDUCATION:
Whether you need a single copy or multiple copies for managers and staff throughout your organization, Understanding the Medicare Part D Drug Benefit offers the reliable, practical information you need to understand the basics of Medicare Part D.
* Add $5 shipping & handling
- 1-4 Copies ($47 each)
- 5-10 Copies ($34 each)
- 11-50 Copies ($27 each)
* DC residents add 5.75% sales tax
* For orders of 50 copies or more, call AIS customer service at 800-521-4323.
FOUR EASY WAYS TO ORDER:
SPECIAL ALERT TO HEALTH PLANS, PBMs AND PHARMA COMPANIES:
- Call toll free (800) 521-4323
- Visit www.aishealth.com/Products/updEBPG.html to order online
- Fax your purchase order to (202) 331-9542
- Mail your order with check, credit card information or purchase order to:
Atlantic Information Services (BUPD EBPG)
1100 17th Street NW, Suite 300
Washington, DC 20036
If you work for a health plan, PBM or pharma company that is directly involved in Part D, you should begin a 30-day free trial subscription to the comprehensive 600-page looseleaf, A Guide to the Medicare Drug Benefit. Subscription includes quarterly updates, biweekly Part D E-Letters and access to a specially designed Part D Web site. For more information and to order visit
ADDITIONAL RESOURCES FROM AIS:
Directory of Health Plans:2006
Medicare Part D Compliance News
Specialty Pharmacy 2005: Stakeholders, Strategies and Markets
Drug Benefit News
Specialty Pharmacy News