WASHINGTON, July 30, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today we bring you a special edition of #MedicareMonday on Medicare's 50th anniversary. As Medicare celebrates 50 years, we wanted to remind you about some of our Medicare resources and continue highlighting the success of the prescription drug benefit, commonly referred to as Part D.
Check out our latest infographics and videos here: http://onphr.ma/1INp9qQ
Just yesterday, premiums for 2016 Part D plans were announced and, as in recent years, will remain low, keeping access to prescription drug coverage affordable for seniors and people living with disabilities.
- There are more medicines in development for older Americans since the implementation of Part D.
- Hear from patients about Part D helps them in our new video.
- Medicare Part D has helped seniors live longer since its implementation.
- Learn more about the success of Medicare Part D, how it benefits patient and more on our new resources page.
Check back Monday for another edition of #MedicareMonday on the Catalyst and join the conversation today using #Medicareat50 and #KeepingUsHealthy.
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