Examining the Impact of Part D on Nursing Home Residents

Vol. XIII, No. 4
May 2010

How did nursing home residents fare following implementation of the Medicare Part D program? Becky Briesacher, Ph.D., University of Massachusetts Medical School, and colleagues examined the experience of nursing home residents transitioning to the Medicare Part D prescription benefit and found that nursing home residents have experienced much more modest gains than community-dwelling beneficiaries since implementation of the program.