House to Remove Medicare Part D Co-Pays for Non-Nursing Home Residents

On March 13, Rep. Lloyd Doggett (D-Texas) introduced a bill that would exempt Medicare Part D copayments for the poorest, nursing-home eligible beneficiaries that do not actually reside in nursing homes. This legislation, the Medicare Part D Home and Community Services Copayment Equity Act (H.R. 5604), corrects an apparent oversight in the Medicare Part D…