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04/04/2019

Medicare’s Uncapped Drug Costs Take A Big Bite From Already Tight Budgets

External Link - Source: NPR

Unlike commercial plans that cap members’ out-of-pocket drug spending annually, Medicare has no limit for prescription medications in Part D, its drug benefit. With the cost of specialty drugs increasing, some Medicare beneficiaries could owe thousands of dollars in out-of-pocket drug costs every year for a single drug.

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