Doughnut Hole

Money and drugs
Right now, PhRMA is trying to convince Congress to rescind a provision of the bipartisan budget agreement that lowers drug costs for seniors struggling to afford their medicine.
Prescription medicine and money
Congress did a good thing earlier this year when it passed a law that helps millions of seniors save money on prescription drugs. But now lobbyists for big drug companies are working overtime to persuade lawmakers to renege on the deal.
AARP is calling on Congress to protect seniors and all taxpayers from price gouging by big drug companies.  There is no reason Americans should continue to pay among the highest prescription drug prices in the world.
Nicole Duritz
By Nicole Duritz  ♦  The dog days of August are the most likely time for Medicare Part D participants to fall into the “doughnut hole” and see their prescriptions costs rise. With AARP resources, you can see if you’re at risk of falling in, and find options for lowering your drug costs.
Hydrocodone with Acetaminophen Tablets on a Prescription Form
The numbers are in, and they are impressive.....
Money and drugs
Idaho Residents Saved $35.1 million on Prescription Drugs in 2013 Under the Affordable Care Act
Hydrocodone with Acetaminophen Tablets on a Prescription Form
Hi blog readers!  It's Heather Heppner back with your weekly health care post.  This week I'm focusing on some recent research that helps answer a very important question....Does Medicare Part D really work?
It's that time of year: Medicare open enrollment officially began on Oct. 15 and runs through Dec. 7. This is the one chance beneficiaries have to review coverage plan and make changes for the year ahead. What does this mean for you, or for family members on Medicare?
Hydrocodone with Acetaminophen Tablets on a Prescription Form
Hey blog readers!  It's Heather Heppner with the AARP Illinois communications team back again with more information about the new health care law and how it will impact you and your family.  This week, I'm focusing on how the new law impacts Medicare Part D.
Hi everyone!  It's Heather Heppner with AARP Illinois back with another Tuesday blog post on the new health care law.  This week, we'll be focusing on how the new health care law impacts Medicare beneficiaries.  Check out some of our frequently asked questions (and their answers!) below.
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