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Prescription drug coverage among elderly and disabled Americans: can Medicare—Part D reduce inequities in access?

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  • Panos Kanavos

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  • Marin Gemmill-Toyama

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    Article provided by Springer in its journal International Journal of Health Care Finance and Economics.

    Volume (Year): 10 (2010)
    Issue (Month): 3 (September)
    Pages: 203-218

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    Handle: RePEc:kap:ijhcfe:v:10:y:2010:i:3:p:203-218

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    Keywords: Health insurance; Prescription drug coverage; Drug policy; Medicare; Equity; Access to medicines; I11; I18;

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