Updated January 19, 2006
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There are posted & linked here >materials supplementing the ABA Health Law Section ePrescribing presentation of Alan S. Goldberg on January 19, 2006, including materials relating to ePrescribing, eSign, DEA rule making, FDA rule making, and more, referenced today, which materials also form a part of the curriculum for >http://www.law.suffolk.edu/academic/jd/course.cfm?CourseID=326 and >http://www.law.umaryland.edu/course_info.asp?coursenum=526D and will also appear at >HEALTHLAWYERBLOG
>http://www.medicare.gov/pdphome.asp or >http://tinyurl.com/8s3tp
"Medicare Rx Prescription Drug Coverage" "Prescription Drug Coverage Everyone with Medicare, regardless of income, health status, or prescription drug usage, will have access to prescription drug coverage beginning on January 1, 2006. Basic Information Basic information about Medicare prescription drug coverage, what it is, who can get it, when you can get it, how can you get it and why you should get it."
>CMS Web Site for Medicare Modernization Act Prescription Drug Benefit / Medicare Advantage Programs General Information
"The MMA legislation provides seniors and people with disabilities with the first comprehensive prescription drug benefit ever offered under the Medicare program, the most significant improvement to senior health care in nearly 40 years. This overview page provides links to important information on the new benefit. This page also includes presciption drug benefit pharmacy training information. Please note that the Pharmacy Training content in the Related Links Inside CMS section are streaming video and require Windows Media Player. Click the selection that best matches your area of interest. Please check back, as we will continue to update these resources regularly."

There are set forth below links to what appear to be the new CMS web site locations of materials relevant to Medicare Program Part D which seem not easily to be found anymore on that site.

"This location provides a provision-by-provision implementation tracking of the Medicare Prescription Drug, Improvement, and Modernization Act of 2003 (MMA) (Pub. L. 108-173). We also offer a summary of the provisions from the legislation."

There are set forth below links to what appear to be the new CMS web site locations of materials relevant to other portions of the Medicare program that seem not easily to be found anymore on that site.

"CMS maintains oversight for compliance with the Medicare health and safety standards for laboratories, acute and continuing care providers (including hospitals, nursing homes, home health agencies (HHAs), end-stage renal disease (ESRD) facilities, hospices, and other facilities serving Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries), and makes available to beneficiaries, providers/suppliers, researchers and State surveyors information about these activities. "
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