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Dr. Kayvon Javid
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Prescription Programs (Overview)

Prescription programs aim to help people find medical prescriptions that they can financially afford.


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Non-medicare prescription drug coverage better?

Non-medicare prescription drug coverage better?

Medicare: Plans are complicated & depend on your state. Best info. Is at www.Usmedicare.Com. ...Read more

Dr. Kayvon Javid
5 doctors shared insights

Prescription Programs (Overview)

Prescription programs aim to help people find medical prescriptions that they can financially afford.


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Non-medicare prescription drug coverage?

Non-medicare prescription drug coverage?

Non medicare rx plan: If you are on medicare there is no drug plan you can buy exept medicare part d.And if you are not on medicare only drug coverage available is if you have a medical insurance plan.No company sells just drug plan insurance. ...Read more

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Can medicare and medicaid deny prescription medicines?

Can medicare and medicaid deny prescription medicines?

Yes: Prescription coverage through medicare is a supplemental plan (part d)- you need to pay extra for it and there is a specific lists of meds they will approve. Medicaide includes a prescription plan and most clients are assigend to a managed care program to help with cost containment. There is also a certain "formulary"- not all drugs are covered. A prior authorization may be needed by your doctor. ...Read more

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How do prescription drug plans pbms work?

PBMs: Pharmacy benefit manager (pbm) is a third party administrator of prescription drug programs. They process & pay prescription drug claims, develop formulary, contract with pharmacies, & negotiate discounts & rebates with drug manufacturers. ...Read more

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Medicare prescription drug coverage going away?

Not currently: The goal of the right wing is to completly eliminate all entitlements: medicare, social security, all forms of welfare and use the money saved to pay for cuts in the taxes of the wealthy. This includes the drug coverage. As long as a significant percentage of the population believes in this and votes like minded people in office, then that is the future. Is this your goal? ...Read more

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Are hospital-sponsored senior programs beneficial?

Are hospital-sponsored senior programs beneficial?

Yes: Boredom for seniors can be a risk factor. Plus it's a nice way to make friends. ...Read more

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Does medicare cover your longterm prescription drugs?

Medicare: Plans are complicated & depend on your state. Best info. Is at www.Usmedicare.Com. ...Read more

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I'm currently on medicare. Will obamacare help pay for prescriptions?

Yes. To some extent: Chances are that if you have medicare part d, you already have limited drug benefit. This should continue. ...Read more

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Does anyone know of any prescription drug assistance programs?

Rx assistance progra: You can try to enroll in a state medicaid programme if you have the eligibility.Since it is available as generic there is no programme by drug company to help you out. ...Read more

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Can substance abuse treatment programs really work?

Can substance abuse treatment programs really work?

Yes: In my experirnce the right program which encompass not only the addiction problem but also the aftercare have tremendous results. One such program is the clarity program out of farmingtom, mi. Great, dedicated people with a caring, confidential, and patented approach to get your life back! ...Read more

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Are non-employer sponsored plans outrageously expensive?

Are non-employer sponsored plans outrageously expensive?

Varies: As you know, there are many plans and they are difficult to compare. Talk to your hr person or an insurance agent in our area that handles a variety of insurers. They can steer you in the right direction based on your age and current health. I would stick with the larger insurers in your area, they usually have the better plans with a larger list of providers in their network. Dr l. ...Read more

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What requirements exist for Suboxone treatment programs?

What requirements exist for Suboxone treatment programs?

I assume....: Your question is about criteria for admission to a treatment program. If you admit that you have an opioid addiction and will be paying cash it is very unlikely the program will turn you away. If you will be using insurance then the program will usually get your ins. Co. To approve and authorize the admission and treatment. ...Read more

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Do any programs (besides the 12-step program) work for treating addiction?

Do any programs (besides the 12-step program) work for treating addiction?

Yes: 12-step programs have probably helped more people than any other method. There are also other types of programs that people find helpful in dealing with the disease of addiction. ...Read more

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How would educating people help stop prescription drug abuse?

How would educating people help stop prescription drug abuse?

It may or may not: Stop them but at least they are informed about the harm that can come to them from abusing prescription medications. It also allows for a dialogue to occur about the abuse. ...Read more

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Where to buy pre-prescribed eyeglasses for nearsightedness?

Where to buy pre-prescribed eyeglasses for nearsightedness?

You will need a Rx: You will need a doctor's Rx, but they are available online for almost nothing. ...Read more

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Do you think insurance companies pay for smoking cessation programs?

Do you think insurance companies pay for smoking cessation programs?

Some do.: The best way to find out is to ask. Many insurance companies cover nicotine replacement patches and wellbutrin (bupropion) (an oral medication). Chantix (another pill) is not usually covered. 1-800-quit now is a free, personalized telephone support hotline for smoking cessation. And there is www.Quitnet.Com, which is also a good free resource. Good luck! ...Read more

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What Suboxone doctors in maine participate in the prescription monitoring program?

What Suboxone doctors in maine participate in the prescription monitoring program?

Suboxone doctors: You can look up suboxone doctors through samhsa (substance abuse and mental health services administration). Here's the web page where you can click on any state and find doctors: http://buprenorphine.Samhsa.Gov/bwns_locator/. ...Read more

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