Member Briefing - May 2007
Chapter Five of CMS' Prescription Drug Benefit Manual: Benefits and Beneficiary Protections
Sara Kay Wheeler, Esquire, Powell Goldstein LLP, Atlanta, GA
Benjamin T. Erwin, Esquire, Powell Goldstein LLP, Atlanta, GA
This Member Briefing provides a detailed synopsis of Part D drug benefit requirements including plan benefit design, establishment of service areas, the meaning of "TrOOP" and pharmacy access standards. In addition, this briefing discusses certain beneficiary protections including those relating to privacy, confidentiality and accuracy of enrollee records.