Monthly Archives: August 2018

12 Money Savings Tips for Medication

At this time of year, some people may notice the cost of their medications going up when they get refills. This may be because they have recently entered the dreaded “donut-hole” phase of their Part D plan. Here are 12 strategies to save money on prescriptions: Check to see if your plan has a “preferred” pharmacy,…

Medicare alphabet soup! Ready to learn your A, B, C–and D’s?

There are four Parts to the Medicare law. Part A: Covers inpatient hospitalization; Skilled Nursing Facility; Home Health Care; Hospice. Part B: Covers pretty much everything else that is not covered by Part A, such as doctor visits, lab work, X-rays, ambulance and emergency room. Exception: Prescription drugs are covered by Part D. Part C:… Read more »