A new poll by the Wall Street Journal Online/Harris Interactive Survey of adults 65 years of age or older found that 87% of those enrolled in a Medicare Part D plan are satisfied with it.
Of respondents, 75% say their plan has resulted in lower out-of-pocket costs for prescription drugs, and 83% find their plans to be user-friendly. Choice of prescription drugs and the cost of copays and deductibles are among the most important factors seniors consider when deciding on a Medicare drug plan, the survey found. When asked whether they intend to change their Medicare drug plans in 2008, 71% said they are not likely to do so, compared with 19% who responded that they are expecting to change plans.
The online survey of 571 adults 65 and older was conducted from November 29, 2007, to December 3, 2007.
One study linked multiple pregnancies to an increased risk of developing atrial fibrillation later in life, and another investigated the association between premature delivery and cardiovascular disease.
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