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Descriptor English: Medicare Part D
Descriptor Spanish: Medicare Part D
Descriptor Portuguese: Medicare Part D
Descriptor French: Medicare part D (USA)
Entry term(s): PL 108 173
PL 108-173
Part D, Medicare
Tree number(s): N03.219.521.576.343.575.500
N03.219.521.576.343.840.938
N03.706.615.752
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D054524
Scope note: A stand-alone drug plan offered by insurers and other private companies to beneficiaries that receive their Medicare Part A and/or B benefits through the Original Medicare Plan. It includes Medicare Private Fee-for-Service Plans that do not offer prescription drug coverage and Medicare Cost Plans offering Medicare prescription drug coverage. The plan was enacted as the Medicare Prescription Drug, Improvement and Modernization Act of 2003 with coverage beginning January 1, 2006.
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
ES ethics
HI history
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
OG organization & administration
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
Previous Indexing: Medicare (2000-2007)
Public MeSH Note: 2008
History Note: 2008
DeCS ID: 52956
Unique ID: D054524
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 2008/01/01
Date of Entry: 2007/07/09
Revision Date: 2013/07/09
Medicare Part D - Preferred
Concept UI M0505931
Scope note A stand-alone drug plan offered by insurers and other private companies to beneficiaries that receive their Medicare Part A and/or B benefits through the Original Medicare Plan. It includes Medicare Private Fee-for-Service Plans that do not offer prescription drug coverage and Medicare Cost Plans offering Medicare prescription drug coverage. The plan was enacted as the Medicare Prescription Drug, Improvement and Modernization Act of 2003 with coverage beginning January 1, 2006.
Preferred term Medicare Part D
Entry term(s) Part D, Medicare
PL 108-173 - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0505932
Scope note Medicare Prescription Drug Improvement and Modernization Act of 2003, PL 108-173.
Preferred term PL 108-173
Entry term(s) PL 108 173



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