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Medicare Part D Prescription (RX) Coverage

Let Us Help You Choose The Right Plan For You

 

Let our office help you take the confusion out of selecting the right Prescription Drug Plan (PDP) for you. There are two main ways to get your Medicare drug coverage - Original Medicare or select a Medicare Advantage Plan.


Part D Late Enrollment Penalty
If you do not enroll in a Part D prescription drug plan when you first become eligible for Medicare (during your initial Enrollment Period) you may pay a premium penalty if you decide to enroll in a Part D  prescription drug plan at a later date. 

Extra Help with Your Medicare Prescription Drug Plan Costs

What is Extra Help with Medicare Prescription Drug Plan Costs?

Anyone who has Medicare can get Medicare prescription drug coverage. Some people with limited resources and income also may be able to get Extra Help to pay for the costs – monthly premiums, annual deductibles and prescription co-payments – related to a Medicare prescription drug plan. The Extra Help is estimated to be worth about $4,000 per year. 


Many people qualify for these important savings and don’t even know it.

To qualify for Extra Help:

  • You must reside in one of the 50 states or the District of Columbia;
  • Your resources must be limited to $13,440 for an individual or $26,860 for a married couple living together. Resources include such things as bank accounts, stocks and bonds.We do not count your home, care or any life insurance policy as resources; and
  • Your annual income must be limited to $17,235 for an individual or $23,265 for a married couple living together. Even if your annual  income is higher, you still may be able to get some help. Some examples where your income may be higher are if you or your spouse:
    -Support other family members who live with you;
    -Have earnings from work; or
    -Live in Alaska or Hawaii.

Medicare RX Part D Resource Downloads

The files listed below are provided to you as a helpful resource. These resources may have been referenced above or may be provided here for additional information regarding Medicare Rx Part D. Please let us know if we can assist you in better understanding Medicare Rx Part D.