News: Medicare Prescription Drug Gap (Donut Hole)

Medicare Update: In 2012, if you hit the prescription drug donut hole or gap, you will get a 60% discount on brand-name drugs. Every year thereafter, you will pay less for your prescription drugs in the donut hole/gap, until there is complete coverage in 2020. … [Read more...]

Medicare Advantage: Changes Per Recent Healthcare Reform Bill

One issue that is of interest to senior citizens is how the bill affects the Medicare Advantage. Unless you have been hiding under a rock for the last couple of years, you probably already know that there have been some major changes in health care in this country. Mostly this has to do with the Healthcare Reform Bill that has recently passed through congress. Needless to say, there has been a … [Read more...]

Five Things To Know About the Medicare Donut Hole

The gap in coverage faced my many is commonly referred to as the “Medicare Donut Hole”. In recent years, options for seniors who are Medicare beneficiaries can be quite confusing, especially when it comes to supplemental coverage such as Part D, which is designed to cover prescription drugs costs.  Here is a list of five things you and your family should consider when choosing the most effective … [Read more...]