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Prescription drugs are readily available and can easily be obtained by teenagers who abuse these drugs to experience a variety of desired effects.
Most of us know that Medicare, the federal insurance program for seniors and people with disabilities, does not provide drug coverage for prescription drugs taken at home.
The purchase of prescription drugs has become a major portion of America's health-care spending, far outpacing that of any other health expenditure.
The federal government currently requires Child Resistant (CR) packaging for oral prescription drugs unless the manufacturer obtains an exemption.
They know, too, that prescription drugs work only for about 50 to 70 percent of patients.
The evaluation results show no evidence that the DUR programs, as tested in the two State Medicaid programs, had any measurable effects in reducing the frequency of drug problems or on utilization of and expenditures for prescription drugs and other medical services.
RxPCN[TM], a personalized statement sent to a health plan member that focuses on specific suggestions a member should consider to reduce their out of pocket drug expenses and improve the safety and effectiveness of the prescription drugs they use.
Summary: A bill to reduce the cost of prescription drugs for Medicare beneficiaries.
But the survey doesn't include questions about abuse of prescription drugs, a growing problem.
When Medicare was started in 1965, outpatient prescription drugs were not a common benefit in private insurance programs.
However, while the White House was campaigning for its version of Medicare reform, several state governments were forming a coalition that takes a completely different route toward reducing the costs of prescription drugs.
Some of the hardest hit are sick PWAs who require intensive medical care and numerous prescription drugs but are least able to muster the resources they need to get them.

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