Federal Gov’t. Sends Out Checks To Plug Medicare D “Donut Hole”

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Tuesday, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced that the third round of one-time, tax-free $250 rebate checks have been mailed to eligible Medicare beneficiaries whose drug costs are so high they have reached the Medicare Part D prescription drug coverage gap known as the “donut hole.”

Literacy Volunteers Make A Difference

UNION COUNTY — Can you imagine not being able to read the back of a medicine bottle, fill out a job application or talk with your child’s teacher? In Union County, 26 percent of the adult population lives with these limitations every day.