Celebrating 35 years of making Medicare more accessible, affordable, and equitable!

Monthly Archives: February 2024

Medicare Drug Negotiations Officially Underway

On February 1, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) sent initial offers to manufacturers of the first 10 Part D drugs subject to price negotiation under the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA), a significant implementation milestone. As announced in August, HHS selected these medications based on criteria outlined […]

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People Can Get Even More Extra Help in 2024

Beginning this year, the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) expands eligibility for the Part D Low Income Subsidy (LIS), also called “Extra Help.” This important program helps people afford their medication and coverage. New in 2024, everyone with Extra Help will pay a $0 premium, $0 deductible, and a reduced amount […]

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