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Title
Overview: Medicare and Prevention
First Author
Lapin, P.
Date of Pub
2006 Spring
Pages
1-4
Volume
27
Issue
3
Other Authors
N/A
Abstract
With the passage of the Medicare Prescription Drug, Improvement, and Modernization Act of 2003, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has become a more prevention-oriented agency. This law provided coverage for new primary, secondary, and tertiary preventive benefits, including an initial preventive physical examination
Abstract Continued
for Medicare beneficiaries newly enrolled in Part B, diabetes and cardiovascular disease screening tests, prescription drugs, and the Medicare Health Support Program to help chronically ill people manage their conditions.
MeSH
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NTIS Number
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