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After the doughnut hole is closed, will I still pay 25 percent of my prescription drug costs or only after I reach the catastrophic level of coverage?

 

En español | Once the doughnut hole is closed in 2020, you will pay approximately 25 percent of the cost of your prescriptions until you reach the catastrophic level. After you have reached the catastrophic level, you only pay about 5 percent of your drug costs for the remainder of the year.

 

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