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26. What if I buy my prescription drugs from Canada?

U.S. Customs considers all importation of drugs from Canada by individuals as illegal, but it has articulated a somewhat permissive policy of enforcement that allows many prescriptions of 90 days or less into the country. Regardless, none of the money you spend purchasing prescription drugs from abroad will count toward any out-of-pocket limits under Part D.



   

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