Seniors and prescription drugs, part 1

When the new Medicare prescription drug plan went into effect January 1st, pharmacists were on the front lines of battle. They faced confused consumers and, at times, simply gave those customers the medication they needed free of charge. WOSU’s Christina Morgan reports two local pharmacists say the early confusion is beginning to clear, but it’s been a bumpy several weeks.

**”Improving Health Literacy through Communication” is a partnership of WOSU Public Media, the Central Ohio Area Agency on Aging and WOSU Caregivers Program Host Judith Brachman. Funding is provided by the Columbus Medical Association Foundation, Cardinal Health and The Columbus Foundation.

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