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Episode 249 - Dr. Louanne Bakk: Racial/Ethnic Differences in Cost-Related Nonadherence and Medicare Part D

Monday, October 08, 2018, 7:51:41 AM

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In this episode, our guest Dr. Louanne Bakk discusses her research examining how the enactment of Medicare Part D changed the lives of recipients. While the benefit assisted some, the costs borne by low-income participants appears to have fostered cost-related nonadherence with prescription medication use, which appears linked to racial and ethnic disparities.

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