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Seniors and Health Insurance Exchange

Beginning July 1, 2010

    Medicare enrollees receive a one-time check of $250 to help cover prescription medication costs once they reach the coverage gap(aka donut hole). Checks will be sent directly from Medicare, under the Department of Health and Human Services.

2011

  • Medicare cannot charge a co-payment for preventive services; Preventive services include an annual wellness visit that provides personalized prevention plan services, including a health risk assessment, available under Medicare.
  • Drug manufacturers are required to provide a 50% discount to Part D for brand-name drugs.

2020
  • The coverage gap (aka donut hole) in Medicare's prescription drug plan closes.

In addition, a voluntary insurance program, known as CLASS, will help to pay for long-term care and support at home.

Last Updated: Wednesday May 04 2011
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