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Agency:    Department of Health and Human Services
Bureau:    Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Account:    Program management (75-0511)
Certifying Official:    Director, Division of Budget Formulation
Contact Information:    http://WWW.HHS.GOV   202-720-3210
Community-based Pharmacists as Counselors on Medication Management for Hispanic Elderly Medicare-Medicaid Consumers

1 recipient will receive $446,000. This is a first-time earmark.
Year Enacted: 2005
Code: n/a
Description: The objective of the project is to train pharmacists to counsel 300-450 elderly Medicare-Medicaid consumers in at least 30 community-based pharmacies so that these elderly consumers will have basic consumer knowledge and skills on home-based medication management to enhance treatment compliance and prevent medication error.
Beneficiary/Recipient Amount ($K) Program Type Address
Puerto Rico Office of the Ombudsman for the Elderly (114469708) $446 Program Management State Government
P.O. Box 191179
Old San Juan Station
San Juan, PR
  Comment: n/a
Source: Appropriations Statute
Reference: Public Law 108-447
Location: Specific location of the Earmark within the uploaded PDF - either a crosscutting PDF or an earmark-specific PDF. Must include the page number and line number
Method: User entered excerpt
Citation Excerpt: $450,000 is available for Puerto Rico's Governor's Office of Elderly Affairs for the Medication Error Prevention Pilot Program

Citation Comment: n/a

Last Modified: 16-Apr-2007

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