Meyers Primary Care Institute
Medicare; Medicare Part D; Prescription Drugs
Summary: This report provides a snapshot of racial/ethnic differences in Medicare beneficiaries' prescription drug coverage, use, and spending. It examines patterns separately for beneficiaries under age 65 and 65+. The summary discusses the relevance of the key findings to the current policy debates about prescription drug coverage.
Gaskin D, Briesacher B. How do patterns of prescription drug coverage and use differ for white, African American, and Latino Medicare Beneficiaries Under 65 and 65+. Menlo Park, CA: Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation, July 2003. Link to report on publisher's website
Darrell Gaskin and Becky A. Briesacher. "How Do Patterns of Prescription Drug Coverage and Use Differ for White, African American, and Latino Medicare Beneficiaries Under 65 and 65+" (2003)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/becky_briesacher/18/