Health Reform Brief 5 – Medicare Changes Include Care Coordination and Prescription Drug Costs

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Jan 24, 2012


M. Suzanne Schrandt, J.D.,

Gina C. Maree, M.S.W., LSCSW


The Affordable Care Act makes a few adjustments to Medicare that are important to understand, especially for the 420,000 Kansans enrolled in the program.

This brief — the fifth in a series focusing on how health reform affects Kansans — examines the changes that will occur in Medicare under the health reform law.

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