How Health Care Reform Will Eliminate the ‘Donut Hole’ in Medicare Part D

May 19, 2010

Some Medicare recipients are unclear how health care reform will impact their prescription drug coverage. In particular, there’s been a lot of talk around the ‘donut hole’ – a coverage gap in prescription coverage. With an estimated 7M people reaching the coverage gap each year, the new health care bill plans to eliminate the donut hole over the next 10 years. To learn more about how drug costs will be affected by reform, check out this article over at

Extend Health is now providing articles to as the resident expert on Medicare for their 103,000+ members. Our published articles will help Medicare recipients understand some of the changes brought about by the health care reform law. We’ve agreed to provide regular content to the RetireNet community around this important and sometimes confusing topic.

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