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The New Medicare Prescription Drug Coverage

  • November 14th, 2005

The New Medicare Prescription Drug Coverage--What You Need to Know. AARP. 28 Pages.

Free. Click on book to download.

This free booklet from the AARP provides a thorough overview of the new Medicare prescription drug benefit that will go into effect on January 1, 2006. The booklet explains, in simple language, how the benefit works, the cost, what types of drug plans will be available, how to choose a plan, how to join, and what extra help is available for low-income individuals. Helpful charts and tables illustrate how the benefit works. The booklet also provides examples to help you understand this new benefit and decide whether you should sign up for it at all.

The booklet is available to download for free from the AARP Web site. It is in PDF format. If you do not have the free PDF reader installed on your computer, download it here.

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