The Medicare Prescription Drug, Improvement and Modernization Act, also referred to as the Medicare Modernization Act (MMA) makes significant changes to the federal Medicare program. The implementation of the Medicare drug benefit component of MMA, known as Part D, is likely to cause significant net financial losses to the state for years and have other major programmatic impacts on Medi-Cal. We recommend some limited actions and strategies the Legislature can take to address these potential problems.
[PDF] The 2012-13 Budget: Integrating Care for Seniors and Persons With DisabilitiesReport Feb 24, 2005
[PDF] Analysis of the 2005-06 Budget Bill, Health and Social Services ChapterReport Feb 24, 2005
Highlights of the 2005-06 Analysis