Saturday, June 27, 2009

New AARP Calculator May Help You Avoid the Doughnut Hole

This year more than 3.5 million Medicare beneficiaries are expected to fall into the dreaded Part D doughnut hole—the gap in coverage when they pay the full cost of their prescription drugs while still paying premiums. Now AARP has developed an easy-to-use online tool that shows Part D enrollees if and when they’ll hit the doughnut hole and suggests ways they can cut drug expenses to postpone the gap or even avoid it altogether. The AARP Doughnut Hole Calculator works like this...
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