Prescription drugs


generic brand-name drugs
As with most other products and services in the health care field, Americans spend a lot of money on medications. In 2020 alone, the United States spent 358.7 billion dollars on prescription drugs. Although generic medications account for the majority of prescriptions filled, brand-name medications are responsible for the majority […]

What is the Difference Between Generic and Brand-Name Drugs?


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Savings Program for Medicare Part D The Extra Help program may be available to people wanting to participate in a Medicare Part D insurance plan. When someone enrolls in Medicare’s Part A and Part B medical insurance, they have the additional option of also enrolling in a Part D plan […]

Medicare Extra Help Program





Medicare FAQs: Cost of a Medicare Prescription Drug Plan One of the biggest things to consider with Medicare is the cost of the prescription drug plans. Here are some frequently asked questions on the topic: What are monthly premiums? With insurance companies, with insurance coverage, you’re going to want to […]

Medicare FAQs: Cost of a Medicare Prescription Drug Plan


Common Pain Meds Linked to Higher Risk of Heart Disease Ibuprofen and other common painkillers have been linked to an increased risk of cardiac arrest, according to a new Danish study published in the European Heart Journal—Cardiovascular Pharmacotherapy. Authors say you should take caution when taking drugs, and people with […]

Common Pain Meds Linked to Higher Risk of Heart Disease



Medicare Mistake #9: Failing to Read Your Annual Notice Your Annual Notice specifies changes in plan coverage, service area, and costs for the following year starting in January. Your Annual Notice is mailed to you by September 30th, which is 15 days before Annual Election Period (Oct. 15- Dec 7). […]

Medicare Mistake #9: Failing to Read Your Annual Notice



Medicare Mistake #6: Misunderstanding the Annual Election Period Medicare Annual Election/Open Enrollment is October 15th – December 7th every year Biggest Misconception How to describe the season- Many people are confused about what to call the Medicare Annual Election Period (AEP) Thanks to Obamacare Open Enrollment Season, we now have […]

Medicare Mistake #6: Misunderstanding the Annual Election Period