TrOOP or your total out-of-pocket cost is the total amount you will spend in a year on your formulary drugs before exiting the Coverage Gap (or Donut Hole) and entering the Catastrophic Coverage of yo . . .
Yes. If you use a Special Enrollment Period (SEP) to change Medicare drug plans during the year, you will find that both the total retail value of your drug purchases and the total value of your out-of-pocket spending (TrOOP) transfer to your new Part D plan.
Maybe. If you are able to change or transfer to another Medicare Advantage plan offered by the same company during the plan year, you may be able to transfer the amount that you have spent for your Medicare Part A and Part B coverage toward your new plan's MOOP limit.
TrOOP and MOOP are two different measures of out-of-pocket (OOP) costs - and TrOOP and MOOP are not related, aside from both defining OOP costs - and your TrOOP does not count toward your MOOP.
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Cost-sharing refers to the portion of your Medicare Part D plan coverage or Medicare Advantage plan coverage that you pay (such as $30 to fill a brand-name prescription or $20 to visit a doctor).
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