Source: Bruce Stuart, Dennis Shea, and Becky Briesacher, Prescription Drug Costs for Medicare Beneficiaries: Coverage and Health Status Matter, The Commonwealth Fund, January 2000.
Prescription Drug Coverage of Medicare Beneficiaries in 1996*
* Noninstitutionalized beneficiaries enrolled in Medicare throughout 1996.
Prescription Drugs: Barely One-Half Covered All Year
Percent of Beneficiaries