(PART D) Drug Plan Premiums Rising; Beneficiaries May Need to Enroll in New Plans

August 2009
Aging News Alert;8/14/2009, p8
The article provides updates on the Medicare in the U.S., highlighting on the drug plans and Medicare beneficiaries to enroll in new plans due to possible premium changes in 2010. It notes that the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) expects 800,000 beneficiaries will transfer to a new plan as a result of the changes. The Low-Income Subsidy (LIS) benefit has provided for the drug coverage.


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