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VICKI GERDES/RECORD hal o'connor, rsvp volunteer, right, works with a woman to inform her of her Medicare Part D options.

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Though the array of Medicare Part D drug coverage plans available to Becker County residents isn't quite as confusing as it once was, the enrollment process can still be a bewildering one.


"In 2009, there were 46 (Medicare Part D) drug plans in the state of Minnesota. For 2012, there are 33 plans." said Karen Lenius, who serves as coordinator of the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) at Mahube Community Council, as well as being the Becker County coordinator on aging.

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Vicki Gerdes
Staff writer at Detroit Lakes Newspapers for the past 14 years, currently editor of the entertainment and community pages as well as obituaries. Living in DL with my cat, Smokey.
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