Dolores: I worked for many years but now I’m retired. As a senior over 65, I worry about covering my bills. How will the new legislation help me with my drug costs?
BCBSAL: The provisions now gradually reduce the coverage gap, or “donut hole,” for Medicare Part D prescription drug plans. In 2013, you can receive up to a 52.5% discount on brand name drugs and a 21% drug subsidy on generic drugs during the coverage gap.