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$250 Rebate


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I received a mailing from my Congressman's office about a $250 rebate for those seniors with part d who have high RX bills. According to the mailing seniors' prescription drug bills have to be greater than $2,830. They will be sent a one-time $250 tax-free rebate from Medicare, no application necessary. Has anyone else heard of this before? It is great for those seniors who qualify. Remember it is only for those seniors that I mentioned from the mailing.

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Its a partial rebate of the donut hole for Medicare. Not many veterans on Hadit can get it. Good to bring it up cause 250 is nothing to trow out either

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It was part of the new Health Care reform package it seems that many seriously ill Medicare patients do fall into the "donut hole" and Medicare knows who these people are obviously due to the medication claims on Medicare Part D this does not replace every penny they have spent in the donut hole but 250 is 250 since most veterans gets their medications from the VA I doubt many veterans will fall into the "donut hole" but if they have a spouse on some forms of chemo or other expensive trial medications there may be some

I do know this has nothing to do with the 250 they were talking about to replace no COLA this year this is entirely a different issue

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