PDB

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AcronymDefinition
PDBProtein Data Bank
PDBPalm Database (Palm Computing Platform file extension)
PDBPluggable Database (Oracle)
PDBPython Debugger (software)
PDBPower Development Board
PDBProgram Database
PDBPrescription Drug Benefit
PDBPer-Domain Behavior (IETF standard for quality of service))
PDBPublic Data Base
PDBProgramming Data Base
PDBProject Data Base
PDBPalm Data Base
PDBPython Debugger
PDBProgram Debug Database
PDBPassword Data Base
PDBPortable Data Base
PDBPersonal Data Base
PDBPrivate Data Base
PDBProcedural Data Base
PDBPerformance Data Base
PDBPersonal Database
PDBProgrammable Delay Block
PDBProject Database
PDBParadichlorobenzene
PDBPrimary Database
PDBPower Distribution Board
PDBPassive Diffusion Bag (groundwater sampling)
PDBPower Distribution Box
PDBProduct Database
PDBPeeDee Belemnite
PDBProduk Domestik Bruto (Indonesian: gross domestic product)
PDBPre-Departure Briefing (travel abroad)
PDBPerformance Database
PDBProcedural Database
PDBPattern Database
PDBPetronas Dagangan Berhad (Malaysia)
PDBPartei der Deutschsprachigen Belgier (Party of the German speaking Belgians)
PDBDemocratic Party of Bonaire (Netherlands Antilles)
PDBPudong Development Bank (China)
PDBPaget Disease of Bone
PDBPreliminary Draft Budget (European Commission)
PDBPillsbury Dough Boy
PDBPlanning Database
PDBPatron Database (software)
PDBPromised Day Brigade (Iraq)
PDBPoor Dumb Bastard
PDBParallel Data Base
PDBPontoon and Deck Boat
PDBPure Discount Bond (finance)
PDBPlant Damage Bin
PDBPlant Defense Booster (SafeScience, Inc.)
PDBPilot Data Base
PDBProtein Brookhaven Data
PDBParachutist Drop Bag
PDBProgram Decision Board
PDBPost Development Build (software)
PDBPresident's Daily Brief(ing) (on US Intelligence)
PDBProcess Design Bases (piping)
PDBProduktdatenbeschreibung (German)
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The Guide to the Medicare Drug Benefit will be updated quarterly to follow clarifications, explanations, and future changes that are sure to happen in the following areas: Voluntary Prescription Drug Benefit Program (Part D); Medicare Advantage plans (part C); PDP and Medicare Advantage (MA) regions; Medicare formulary guidelines; E-prescribing standards; Average sales price; and Medicare Rx drug discount card program.
While there is little debate on the need for the Medicare outpatient prescription drug benefit, the battle over its future form has just begun.
Now the question is whether the private fee-for-service alternative will be preserved, with ambiguity in the current law clarified, and whether the same model will be applied to the prescription drug benefit.
But taxpayers are also shareholders--shareholders whose hard-earned tax dollars are used to help finance the cost of Medicaid programs, senior pharmacy programs, and other state programs that provide prescription drug benefits.
Senate had considered and rejected several different bills to add a prescription drug benefit to Medicare, although it did pass legislation to facilitate the reimportation of drugs from Canada to the United States (which would ease the way to lower prices).
Realizing that seniors need a real prescription drug benefit under Medicare now, Emerson crafted a bill that offered America's elderly real help in getting affordable prescription drugs at the pharmacy of their choice," comments NACDS president and chief executive officer Craig Fuller.
However, because the prescription drug benefit does not kick in until January 2006, the administration argues that the $724 billion cost estimate for 2006-2015 should not be compared to the $534 billion cost estimate for 2004-2013.
They are Row stepping carefully through the minefields of costly provider provisions, including financial help for low-income beneficiaries receiving the prescription drug benefit and eligibility, enrollment and information dissemination procedures for the benefit.
Medicare costs approximately $269 billion a year but does not contain an outpatient prescription drug benefit.
First, they will take up Medicare reform, and how to provide seniors with a new prescription drug benefit.
Backed by the House Republican leadership, the legislation combined fair reimbursement for nursing homes with a Medicare prescription drug benefit derided by Democrats as a sop to the managed care and insurance companies.
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