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New CMS co-pay rule will increase out-of-pocket costs in 2020

New CMS co-pay rule will increase out-of-pocket costs in 2020

Get ready for higher out-of-pocket costs in 2020. Last week, the Trump administration's Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services quietly announced new co-pay rules that will allow insurance companies to increase patients' out-of-pocket costs in 2020. The news is...

How Maine seniors can see lower drug prices

Patricia Bernard of Falmouth has unwittingly become the face of American seniors facing high drug costs. Sen. Susan Collins recently invited Bernard to tell her story before the Senate Aging Committee, which Collins chairs. Diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis 25 years...

Insurers, Don’t Curtail Copay Coupons

What good is my health insurance if my copays and deductibles are so high that it doesn’t offer me any financial protection?  That’s the question an increasing number of patients are asking as these costs continue to rise. According to data from the Kaiser Family...