Medicare’s Part D “doughnut hole” closing ahead of schedule

The Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018 accelerates the closure of the Medicare’s Part D “doughnut hole.” In 2019, those retirees who fall into the coverage gap should spend less on brand-name prescriptions. Once in the gap, beneficiaries pay 25 percent of prescription drug costs in 2019, down from the scheduled 30 percent.  Read article here…

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