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ASPE Issue Brief

Medicare Part B Reimbursement of Prescription Drugs

May 31, 2014
ASPE ISSUE BRIEF
ASPE Issue Brief, Report

Estimated Savings of $5,000 to Each Medicare Beneficiary from Enactment Through 2022 Under the Affordable Care Act

September 16, 2012
This report provides estimates of Medicare Parts A, B, and D savings from the Affordable Care Act to seniors and people living with disabilities enrolled in traditional Medicare.

Health Care Cost Containment and Medical Innovation

July 22, 2012
ASPE ISSUE BRIEF Health Care Cost Containment and Medical Innovation May 2012 By: Amber Jessup, Ph.D.
ASPE Issue Brief, Report

Medicare Beneficiary Savings and the Affordable Care Act

February 1, 2012
This Issue Brief provides estimates of Medicare Parts A, B, and D savings from the Affordable Care Act to seniors and people living with disabilities enrolled in traditional Medicare.

Expanding the Use of Generic Drugs

November 30, 2010
Dramatic growth in the use of generic drugs has generated substantial savings for American consumers. To examine how the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) can encourage the use of generic drugs, the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation (ASPE) examined barriers to, and opportunities for, expanding the use of generic drugs.

State Purchasing Strategies Drive State Contracts with Medicare Special Needs Plans

August 31, 2009
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Payment for Medicare Advantage Plans: Policy Issues and Options

June 29, 2009
Medicare Advantage (MA) is the current program under which beneficiaries can enroll in private health plans rather than having their care covered through Medicare's traditional fee for service (FFS) program. Payments to MA plans in many areas are now substantially greater than the cost of treating comparable beneficiaries in the traditional program.

Federal Authority for Medicare Special Needs Plans and their Relationship to State Medicaid Programs

December 31, 2008
This Brief reviews the history and current status of federal special needs plans (SNPs) authority, with particular attention to provisions of interest to state Medicaid programs that have or are considering entering into contracts with SNPs to integrate or coordinate Medicaid long-term care services with Medicare primary, acute and prescription drug services for dually eligible beneficiaries.