Washington Post: A Dizzying Tour of Medicare’s Drug Pricing Labyrinth

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In light of the recent passing of the Inflation Reduction Act which allows Medicare to negotiate drug pricing, the Washington Post ran an article outlining just how complicated the current system is. Drug pricing is only one concern for those insured by Medicare. There are regular doctor visits, hospitalization, home health care, and other medical services. To better understand all your options, take a look at the SHIP (State Health Insurance Assistance Program) website and schedule a consult. The website will indicate the times of year when you can choose your plans and counselors can navigate the complicated system to find the best solutions for your needs.