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Medicare Part D coverage

Discussion in 'Off Topic Threads' started by 9800312, Dec 10, 2008.

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  1. 9800312

    9800312 TS Member

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    Does anyone know of a Medicare part D (prescription drug plan) that does not have the donut hole gap in coverage? I am on some really expensive meds and a 3 months supply all my meds wipes out the initial $2500 (up to $2700. next year) coverage. I will have to pay over $4000. out of pocket before I pick up any more coverage. I have not been able to find a plan that does not have this gap in coverage. Any info appreciated.
     
  2. Dave P

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    You're not going to find any coverage for the "donut hole" portion without paying an extra premium. Most companies don't cover automatically that I ever found. I guess maybe I don't understand your question the way it's worded.
     
  3. 9800312

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    You are right Dave, I worded it wrong. I am looking for coverage that covers the "donut hole" and I have not been able to find anything out there. This kind of cost will put a big dent in my trapshooting this year.
     
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    Some of the companies have a "premium" plan... Chek with your state Blue Cross Blue Shield - what state are you in?!

    Jay
     
  5. thomaslea1

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    Might be that the only chances you have are: a) go back to work somewhere that has benefits. Some part time stuff has benefits packages. Or, b) pick up a medicare supplement through an HMO. That should be cheaper than the $4K in the non-paying window.
     
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