RCPA - Rehabilitation and Community Providers Association


Understanding Medicare Part D
September 6, 2005

The Department of Public Welfare (DPW) and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) will present a series of informational meetings on September 26, 27, and 28 on the Medicare Prescription Drug Benefit that will be implemented January 1, 2006. Meetings are scheduled from 1:00 – 5:00 p.m.

September 26

Temple University, Philadelphia Campus
Student Activities Center
Thirteenth and Montgomery Streets
Philadelphia, PA


September 26

Woodlands Inn and Resort
1073 Highway 315
Wilkes-Barre, PA

September 27

Temple University, Harrisburg Campus
Strawberry Square
Fourth and Market Streets
Harrisburg, PA


September 28

Loew’s Cinema
300 West Waterfront Drive at the Waterfront
Homestead, PA


CMS and DPW representatives will provide an overview of Medicare Part D, discuss timelines for implementation, and discuss Pennsylvania-specific policies concerning pharmacy coverage. Attendance is limited to two staff persons per organization. Contact the DPW Office of Communications at 717-787-4592 to register to attend. There is no fee.

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