On January 1st, your Medicare Part D plan will start over - and you will no longer be in the Coverage Gap.
If your Medicare Part D plan has an Initial Deductible, you will need to pay the initial deductible before reaching the Initial Coverage Phase (although some Medicare plans have provided coverage of low-costing Tier 1 and Tier 2 drugs while in the Initial Deductible).
If your Medicare Part D plan does not have an Initial Deductible, you will be start your plan year in your Medicare Part D plan's Initial Coverage Phase.
Once you reach the Initial Coverage Limit
(for example, $4,130 in 2021
and $4,430 in 2022
), he will go into the Coverage Gap or Donut Hole again (and receive the appropriate Donut Hole discount
Depending on your medication use, it is possible that you will reach your out-of-pocket limit (for example, $6,550 in 2021 and $7,050 in 2022) and continue into the Catastrophic Coverage
portion of his Medicare Part D plan.