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More options for seniors with high drug costs
San Francisco Chronicle

Seniors with high drug costs will soon have more options to help them cope with Medicare’s prescription coverage gap.

Reversing a steady decline, the number of prescription plans covering at least some brand-name drugs in the “doughnut hole” coverage gap will triple next year, from 35 to 106. That’s according to an analysis of Medicare data to be released Wednesday by Avalere Health, a private research firm.