Pennsylvania PACE and PACENET Programs provide help with Medicare Prescription Drug Plan (Part D) in PA. The recent changes in PACE and PACENET extend the eligibility of these programs to additional beneficiaries. Read below.
Changes in Pennsylvania PACE and PACENET
There are 2 recent changes in PACE/ PACENET:
- Medicare Part B ($104.90) is no longer counted as income
- PAGENET careholders not enrolled in a Part D will pay a $35.50 premium per month at their pharmacy
PACE has the following Maximum Income Limits:
- Single: $14,500
- Married: $17,700
PACE has the following copays:
- Generic Copay: $6
- Single-Source Brand Copay: $9
PACENET has the following Maximum Income Limits:
- Single: $23,500
- Married: $31,500
PACENET has the following copays:
- Generic Copay: $8
- Single-Source Brand Copay: $15
Exclusion Part B from the countable income will allow many additional beneficiaries to become a part of PACE/PACENET programs.
The Benefits of having Pennsylvania PACE and PACENET
When the medication is covered by PACE and the Part D plan, you’ll pay the lower copayment of both plans
There is no “doughnut hole” if you have a PACE/PACENET program. The PACE/PACENET program will fill in the gaps for covered medications, so you are only paying PACE/PACENET copayments
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