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GAO Report: Medicare – Communications to Beneficiaries on the Prescription Drug Benefit Could Be Improved

The information given in the six sample documents that GAO reviewed describing the Part D benefit was largely complete and accurate, although this information lacked clarity. The documents were unclear in two ways. First, although about 40 percent of seniors read at or below the fifth-grade level, the reading levels of these documents ranged from seventh grade to postcollege.

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