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2019 Medicare Part D Donut Hole: Changes and Costs

Kelsey Davis Medicare, Medigap

2019 Medicare Part D Donut Hole: Changes and Costs According to the Henry J Kaiser Family Foundation (KFF), 43 million Medicare beneficiaries are enrolled in a Part D plan. This accounts for 72% of Medicare beneficiaries nationwide! Medicare Part D started in 2006, and back then, you were required to pay 100% of the costs for brand name drugs. That …

Shingles in the Elderly: Signs & Prevention

Kelsey Davis Fitness & Health

Shingles in the Elderly: Signs & Prevention According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, nearly one-third of people in the United States will develop shingles at some point in their life. The risk of developing shingles increases as you age and is more likely in those who have had the chickenpox (Varicella) virus. Prepare yourself now by learning …