Medicare prescription drug coverage (Part D) helps you pay for both brand-name and generic drugs. Medicare drug plans are offered by insurance companies and other private companies approved by Medicare.
Medicare prescription drug coverage is an optional benefit offered to everyone who has Medicare. These plans are sometimes called Medicare Prescription Drug Plans (PDPs) add drug coverage to Original Medicare, some Medicare Cost Plans, some Medicare Private Fee-for-Service (PFFS) Plans, and Medicare Medical Savings Account (MSA) Plans.
Medicare prescription drug coverage
adds to your Medicare health coverage Medicare prescription drug
coverage (Part D) helps you pay for both brand-name and generic
drugs. Medicare drug plans are offered by insurance companies and
other private companies approved by Medicare.
The Official Government Handbook
How to get prescription drug coverage
If you are eligible for Medicare coverage, you are also eligible for the Medicare drug benefit (Part D).
You must be enrolled in
Medicare Part A and/or Part B to enroll in Part D. Once you choose a Medicare drug plan, here's how to get
prescription drug coverage: Enroll on the Medicare Plan Finder or on
the plan's website. Complete a paper enrollment form. Call the plan.
Call 1-800-MEDICARE (1-800-633-4227)..
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