CENTER FOR DRUG and HEALTH PLAN CHOICE
for local contact see:
Geneva">Vicki Dufrene
SHIIP Director
Louisiana Dept of Insurance
tel - 225-219-7731

TO: All Part D Sponsors, Medicare Advantage Organizations, Cost Plans, and
Demonstrations 

FROM: Cynthia Tudor, Ph.D., Director, Medicare Drug Benefit and C & D Data Group
David A. Lewis, Director, Medicare Drug and Health Plan Contract Administration
Group

RE: Pharmacy and Provider Access During a Federal Disaster or Other Public Health
Emergency Declaration 

DATE: June 16, 2008

We wish to reiterate our policy with respect to refills of Part D medications and Part C provider
network access during states of emergency, given the beginning of this year's hurricane season on
June 1st and the turbulent weather recently impacting the Midwest.

Refills of Part D Medications