All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Medicare Part D’

Medicare Part D: Lower Deductibles Might Not Save Money

With Medicare prices rising and U.S. prescription drug prices still safe from government bargaining, it’s understandable that seniors might be searching for the best deal possible when it comes to healthcare. For those who require a constant supply of medications the higher tiers of Medicare Part D drug plans might seem like a cost-saving option, but a new study has …

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Medicare Drug Premiums Set to Rise Yet Again

In a sign of what may become the new normal over the next few decades, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services this week announced that the price of Medicare premiums for prescription drugs will be rising again this year. This would mark the second year in a row that the average monthly Medicare prescription drug plan premium has …

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Medicare Part D: Is Obama Going To Limit Coverage?

There are proposed changes to Medicare Part D that have come under fire from groups ranging from drug providers to physicians to patient advocacy groups. It began with a proposal put forth by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services with regard to private insurance coverage for certain drugs as well as changing up the network of physicians available to …

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Obamacare’s Medicare Part D Disparities

According to new information from U.S. News and World Report, the Affordable Care Act Medicare Part D is feasible, but extremely “wasteful.” This information comes after months of problems with Obamacare, including the failures of the ACA website. On Tuesday, the CMS reported that the new plan is saving senior citizens billions of dollars, but ProPublica, an investigative journalism organization …

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