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To avoid the Medicare Part D donut hole, Medicare recipients should try to lower their expenses by exploring alternative drugs that are therapeutically similar to the medications they are currently taking, advises AARP. ... More »

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The Medicare Part D donut hole is the annual gap between a beneficiary's initial coverage for prescription medication and the point at which catastrophic coverage applies, notes Kiplinger. Seniors who have significant me... More »

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People with Medicare coverage who are impacted by the "donut hole" are those who pay more than $2,800 out-of-pocket for drugs each year. There is a gap in which Medicare recipients are responsible for the full cost of dr... More »

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