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Humana-Walmart plan open for enrollment for seniors

Plan offers monthly premium of $18.50

BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Walmart and Humana have teamed up again to help Medicare beneficiaries afford their prescriptions. With annual enrollment open until Dec. 7, 2012, for 2013 Medicare plans, the Humana-Walmart Preferred Rx Plan announced that it offers one monthly plan premium of $18.50 a month for beneficiaries in all 50 states and Washington, D.C., regardless of where they live.

The plan, which has grown by more than 50% over the past year and has nearly 1.5 million Medicare beneficiaries currently enrolled, also features in-store co-payments as low as $1 for generic medications after the deductible when plan members fill their prescriptions at Walmart, Sam’s Club or Neighborhood Market pharmacies.

Mail-order co-payments, via Humana’s RightSource Rx Pharmacy, are as low as $0. The plan has a broad prescription offering with more than 1,500 generic medications.

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