St. Louis Public Radio News
7:11 pm
Fri November 11, 2005

Area pharmacists ready for major Medicare changes

St. Louis – Pharmacists across the country are gearing up for a sharp rise in their business.

Legislation passed last year will enable millions of seniors to receive prescription drug coverage under Medicare.

To prepare for their expanded role, Missouri pharmacists are getting training in the new Medicare Part D program.

But the questions from customers are already pouring in. KWMU's Kevin Lavery reports.