Health & Prevention
The Affordable Care Act - the health care law provides to seniors….
Posted by Debbie Pilson in category on July 23, 2012
some important benefits. Signed into law in March 2010, it saves money for seniors and people with Medicare. Here are 2 ways it does that:
If you're in the donut hole, you receive a 50% discount when buying brand-name prescription drugs covered by Medicare Part D. The discount is applied automatically when you fill your prescription--you don't have to do anything to get it. By 2020, the donut hole will be closed.
You get free preventive services such as mammograms and colonoscopies. You also can get a free annual wellness visit.
Visit http://www.healthcaregov/seniors for more information.