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Sixteen Percent Of Medicare Beneficiaries Did Not Fill Cancer Rx

By Igor Volsky on June 14, 2011 at 10:04 am

"Sixteen Percent Of Medicare Beneficiaries Did Not Fill Cancer Rx"


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Medicare prescription plans “are allowed to charge steep copayments for the latest cancer drugs, which can cost tens of thousands of dollars a year. About 1 in 6 beneficiaries are not filling their prescriptions, according to recent research that suggests a worrisome trend.”

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