News tagged with drug coverage

Premiums jump 14 percent on Medicare private plans

(AP) -- Millions of seniors who signed up for popular private health plans through Medicare are facing sharp premium increases this year - another sign that spiraling costs are a problem even for those with solid insurance.

dateFeb 19, 2010 in Health
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'Doughnut hole' unites seniors wary of health bill

(AP) -- Lawmakers have wooed seniors skeptical of the health care overhaul by emphasizing the plan would close the "doughnut hole" - a gap in Medicare drug coverage that can cost thousands of dollars a year.

dateDec 04, 2009 in Health
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