Medicare Beneficiaries Who Reach Donut Hole Will Receive $250 Rebate Check

by Rebecca Farley on July 27, 2010

CMS recently issued a brochure to Medicare beneficiaries outlining the details of a provision of healthcare reform designed to provide relief to seniors in the prescription drug coverage gap, or “donut hole.” Beginning in mid-June, seniors who have reached the coverage gap will receive a one-time, tax-free rebate of $250. As part of healthcare reform, the donut hole will be eliminated entirely by 2020.

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