Managed Care

 

For 2010, most PDPs do not offer gap coverage

MANAGED CARE December 2009. © MediMedia USA
News and Commentary

For 2010, most PDPs do not offer gap coverage

MANAGED CARE December 2009. ©MediMedia USA













In 2010, most Medicare Part D plans are not offering gap coverage. This amounts to $3,610 in drug costs per member for plans offering the standard Medicare Part D benefit. By 2019, the gap is projected to widen to nearly $6,000.

Seven of the 15 national PDP sponsors do not offer gap coverage in any of their plans. Although more Medicare Advantage Part D plans than PDPs offer gap coverage in 2010, 48 percent do not, about the same as 2008 and 2009. The graphs depict the share of stand-alone and MA-PDP plans by type of gap coverage, with the number of plans represented by the vertical bars.

Source: The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation. Medicare Part D 2010 spotlight data: The coverage gap. November 2009

Meetings

4th Partnering With ACOs Summit Los Angeles, CA October 27–28, 2014
PCMH & Shared Savings ACO Leadership Summit Nashville, TN November 3–4, 2014
2014 Annual HEDIS® and Star Ratings Symposium Nashville, TN November 3–4, 2014
Medicare Risk Adjustment, Revenue Management, & Star Ratings Fort Lauderdale, FL November 12–14, 2014
World Orphan Drug Congress Europe 2014 Brussels, Belgium November 12–14, 2014
Healthcare Chief Medical Officer Forum Alexandria, VA November 13–14, 2014
Home Care Leadership Summit Atlanta, GA November 17–18, 2014
HealthIMPACT Southeast Tampa, FL January 23, 2015