Medicare Prescription Drug Coverage - General Information

Metadata Updated: February 26, 2020

The MMA legislation provides seniors and people with disabilities with the first comprehensive prescription drug benefit ever offered under the Medicare program, the most significant improvement to senior health care in nearly 40 years. This overview page provides links to important information on the new benefit.

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Metadata Created Date January 23, 2016
Metadata Updated Date February 26, 2020
Data Update Frequency R/P1Y

Metadata Source

Harvested from Healthdata.gov

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Metadata Created Date January 23, 2016
Metadata Updated Date February 26, 2020
Publisher Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
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Data First Published 2016-04-07
Homepage URL http://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Prescription-Drug-Coverage/PrescriptionDrugCovGenIn/
Data Last Modified 2016-04-07
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Category Medicare

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