That’s what I call a double whammy
Toronto, Canada (PRWEB) November 7, 2005
U.S. Government officials and private insurers are touting the new Medicare prescription drug program (Part D) as a cure to a financial condition that has long afflicted millions of American seniors who struggle to afford their prescription medications. Critics, on the other hand, have charged that the program is far too costly, confusing and fraught with coverage gaps. Regardless of your viewpoint, an ugly and unanticipated consequence is beginning to unfold with alarming frequency. Corporate retirement drug benefits are being cut back or eliminated because of perceived redundancy with Medicare Part D. But help is available from a licensed Canadian mail-order pharmacy, ADV-Care (http://www.ADV-Care.com) where patients can save 40-70% on their prescription medications.
In recent weeks a number of large companies have announced that their prescription benefit coverage for retired employees is being canceled outright. Company officials cite the overlapping coverage of the new Medicare program as the reason for the policy. Shocked retirees now find themselves thrust into a frantic search for options including hastily arranged presentations by Medicare advisers and private insurance brokers.
Unfortunately, after wading through reams of confusing documents, most retirees are discovering that the new Medicare coverage does not compare favorably to their previous company plans. In fact, to their dismay, many are realizing that it may not provide much immediate benefit at all. Then the fine print: premiums will rise annually and drug coverage may be subject to change, followed by their reluctant acquaintance with the now infamous “donut hole” component. Surely there must be other options?!
One such option until now has been the patient assistance programs offered by the various pharmaceutical companies. Although sparsely promoted and hard to qualify for, these free or reduced price drug programs are often a beacon of hope for many seniors with low incomes. But now even that may be in jeopardy when seniors enroll in Medicare Part D. Several drug companies have already announced that patients that sign up for Medicare D will no longer qualify for free or reduced drug programs.
“That’s what I call a double whammy”, says Ramy Attalla, Manager of Research & Development at ADV-Care (http://www.ADV-Care.com), located in Toronto, Canada. “The rug is literally being pulled out from underneath thousands of seniors. We sympathize and want to help ease their burden by offering significant savings from Canada.”
Despite attempts by the pharmaceutical industry to malign the quality of drugs imported from Canada, millions of patients have already discovered that they need not pay twice as much for the same drug. The key is to purchase only from duly licensed, CIPA certified pharmacies like ADV-Care.
ADV-Care’s website at http://www.ADV-Care.com features an automated calculator that instantly compares Medicare drug costs vs. buying from ADV-Care pharmacy. Most patients will realize between 40-70% savings simply by ordering directly from ADV-Care pharmacy. However, when compared to Medicare (Part D), analysis demonstrates that ADV-Care Pharmacy exceeds Medicare discounts by an average of 20-40%. Patients are also welcome to call toll free at 1-888-471-4721 and receive a free personal consultation to determine a more exact comparison.
ADV-Care is licensed by the Ontario College of Pharmacists; holds a US non-resident license and has been safely dispensing medications to Canadian & U.S. residents for 5 years. All medications are Health Canada approved and are dispensed by licensed pharmacists.
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