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The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services approves terms and conditions to extend the prescription drug assistance program

MADISON — Gov. Tony Evers announced today that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has notified the Department of  Health Services (DHS) that it approved a 10-year extension for the SeniorCare prescription drug program. The news comes just after CMS announced it was granting a temporary extension through the month of April.

“Folks in Wisconsin have said repeatedly that they are concerned about the cost of prescription drugs. That’s why my budget is bringing transparency and accountability to drug pricing and why we’ve worked hard to protect the SeniorCare program. I know how much Wisconsin seniors rely on this program to choose the prescription drug coverage that is right for them at prices they can afford,” Gov. Evers said. “I am pleased to be able to announce they can continue to rely on this coverage for

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