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Medicare Advantage, Medicare

Medicare Told To Reassess Premium Hike For Alzheimer’s Drug

U.S. health secretary Xavier Becerra on Monday ordered Medicare to reassess a big premium increase facing millions of seniors this year, attributed in large part to a pricey new Alzheimer’s drug with questionable benefits.

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Alzheimer’s Drug Cited As Medicare Premium Jumps By $21.60

Medicare’s “Part B” outpatient premium will jump by $21.60 a month in 2022, one of the largest increases ever. Officials said Friday a new Alzheimer’s drug is responsible for about half of that.

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