Beneficiaries becoming trapped in Medicare "doughnut hole"

07/30/2006 | NYTimes.com

The Medicare drug plan's coverage gap, dubbed the "doughnut hole," is beginning to trap tens of thousands of beneficiaries as their drug costs for the year reach the $2,250 mark. Although beneficiaries are confused and angry over losing coverage at that point, federal officials now estimate only 3 million to 3.5 million will fall into the hole this year, about half the predicted number.

View Full Article in:

NYTimes.com

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Senior Director, Research
America's Health Insurance Plans (AHIP)
Washington, DC
Stop Loss Sales Executive
Blue Cross Blue Shield of MA
Boston, MA
Regional Director, Southeastern Region - State Affairs
America's Health Insurance Plans (AHIP)
Washington, DC
Field Representative-Oklahoma and Kansas
National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA)
Multiple Locations, SL_Multiple Locations
Market Intelligence Manager
Olympus Corporation of the Americas
Southborough, MA