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Medicare Part D Prescription Drug Coverage

Medicare beneficiaries across the nation have the option of enrolling in Medicare Part D to get help with their prescription drug costs. Medicare prescription drug coverage is available in tw

Comparing Medicare Part D Coverage

As a Medicare beneficiary, you have a few options when it comes to your Medicare prescription drug coverage (Medicare Part D) and how to get it. If you're enrolled in Original Medicare, you c

Medicare Part D Prescription Drug Coverage Costs

Medicare Part D prescription drug coverage helps beneficiaries with the costs of their prescription medications. If you decide to enroll in Medicare Part D, some of your costs may include out-of-p

What Can I Do If Medicare Doesn’t Cover a Drug I Need?

You can get Medicare prescription drug coverage through a Medicare Advantage Prescription Drug plan (MAPD) or a stand-alone Medicare Part D Prescription Drug Plan, which works alongside your

Medicare Brand-Name vs. Generic Prescription Drugs: Comparing Costs and Effectiveness

Whether or not you're enrolled in a Medicare Part D Prescription Drug Plan, you may want to learn about the terms "generic" and "brand-name." Generic prescription medications are typically much

Medicare Part D Coverage Gap (“Donut Hole”)

If you have Medicare prescription drug coverage, you need to be aware of the Medicare Part D coverage gap, also known as the "donut hole." This is a period of time when you might have to pay

Medicare Extra Help Program

The Low-Income Subsidy (LIS), also known as the Medicare Extra Help program, is available to beneficiaries who fall below certain income and personal resource limits. This is a federal program tha

What Does a Medicare Part D Prescription Drug Plan Offer?

The Medicare Prescription Drug, Improvement, and Modernization Act (also referred to as the Medicare Modernization Act or MMA) is a federal law passed in 2003 that set the stage for a major

What Are Medicare Part D IRMAA and Part B IRMAA?

The Affordable Care Act brought a lot of changes to the Medicare program, including a new Part D premium adjustment for people who reported higher incomes on their tax returns. The income-related

Should I Get Medicare Part D Coverage Through Medicare Advantage or a Stand-Alone Plan?

Are you thinking about Medicare Part D coverage for your prescription drugs? As you may know, there are two main ways to get this coverage: Stand-alone Medicare Part D Prescription Drug Pla

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How Can I Lower the Costs of My Prescription Drugs?

If you're like many people who take medications to manage health conditions, you may be concerned about the costs of prescription drugs. As a Medicare beneficiary, you might have some ways to ge

Who Qualifies for a Medicare Part D Prescription Drug Plan?

If you're eligible for Medicare, you generally also qualify for prescription drug coverage under the Medicare Part D program. Who qualifies for Medicare Part D: how can you get Part D coverage Y

How Does Medicare Part D Work?

Medicare Part D is how Medicare beneficiaries can get prescription drug coverage, which may not be covered by Original Medicare (Part A and Part B). All Medicare Part D coverage is offered through

What Prescription Drugs Does My Medicare Part D Prescription Drug Plan Cover?

If you’re thinking about enrolling in Medicare Part D, you probably understand that Medicare Part A (hospital insurance) and Part B (medical insurance) generally cover only medications administe

How to Enroll in Medicare Part D to Get Prescription Drug Coverage

Medicare Part D is voluntary prescription drug coverage. Put simply, how you enroll in Medicare Part D depends on how you wish to receive your Medicare health benefits. How to enroll in Medicare

What Vaccines are Covered by Medicare Part D?

A vaccine covered by Medicare Part D could save your life. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), vaccine-preventable diseases can cause long-term illness, hospitalizat

When Should You Keep the Same Medicare Prescription Drug Plan?

Your Medicare Prescription Drug Plan might cover your prescription drugs with out-of-pocket costs that you can live with. But it's possible that you can find a Medicare Prescription Drug Plan that

Medicare Part D Deductible Costs

You probably know that being covered by insurance doesn’t mean you can always get services and benefits for free. You may have various out of pocket costs with Medicare insurance, including co

Medicare Part D Benefits Overview for 2018

How much does Medicare Part D cost in 2018? You’re likely to see a wide range of costs across Medicare health and prescription drug plans. Let’s review some of the costs commonly associated w

What is a Medicare Part D Prescription Drug Plan Formulary

  If you have a chronic illness, taking regular prescription drugs may be an important part of maintaining your health. Since Original Medicare (Part A and Part B) doesn’t cover most pre

Understanding the Medicare Donut Hole

What is the Medicare donut hole? Perhaps you have enrolled in a Medicare Prescription Drug Plan under Medicare Part D. You may be wondering about the Medicare Part D benefit stages, especially

Understanding Medicare Part D Out of Pocket Costs

Nearly 70% of Americans take at least one prescription drug, according to the Mayo Clinic. Twenty percent of patients take five or more prescriptions, according to the same findings. If you take

What’s the Medicare Part D Late Enrollment Penalty?

Did you know there's a Medicare Part D penalty for late enrollment? The penalty is avoidable, so it's important to understand how it works. If you are eligible for Medicare Part A and/or Part

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