Services for Seniors

The Affordable Care Act strengthens Medicare, offers eligible seniors a range of preventive services with no cost-sharing, and provides discounts on drugs when in the coverage gap known as the “donut hole.” Learn how the health care law affects people age 65 or older.

Medicare Preventive Services

If you have Medicare, you are eligible for a number of cost-free preventive services.

Medicare Drug Discounts

Eligible seniors who are in the coverage gap known as the “donut hole” automatically receive a discount on prescription drugs in 2011 and beyond.

$250 “Donut Hole” Rebate (2010)

If you were in the prescription drug coverage gap in 2010, you may have qualified for a rebate.

Strengthening Medicare

The health care law cracks down on waste, fraud, and abuse while providing new protections for seniors.

Content last reviewed on April 29, 2014