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Guide to Medicare Part D: How Much Does Part D Coverage Cost?

This page is part of our Guide to Medicare Part D. There are three categories of out-of-pocket expenses associated with each Part D drug plan: Monthly Premium, Yearly Deductible, and Co-Payments. There also exist coverage gaps, which may increase out-f-pocket expenditures. more...

Guide to Medicare Part D: If I Have Medicaid and Medicare, Do I Need Part D coverage?

This page is part of our Guide to Medicare Part D. If Medicaid pays for your drugs and you have Medicare, your prescription drug coverage changed on January 1, 2006. At that time, your Medicaid drug coverage ended. Medicare Part D will replace your current Medicaid prescription drug coverage. more...

Guide to Medicare Part D: Is There a Deadline To Enroll For Part D Coverage?

This page is part of our Guide to Medicare Part D. Yes. If you are not yet eligible for Medicare, when you become eligible, you will also be able to enroll for Part D coverage at that time. The annual enrollment period is from November 15 - December 31.CAUTION: If you don't enroll when you are first eligible to do so, you will pay a substantial premium penalty when you later enroll.Late Enrollment Penalty is added to your Part D premium (for as long as you have Medicare drug coverage) if all of the following are true. more...

Guide to Medicare Part D: My Part D Plan Denied Coverage Of My Drug. How Do I Find Out Why I Was Denied Coverage?

This page is part of our Guide to Medicare Part D. To find out why your prescription was not filled: You could ask the pharmacist for an explanation. The pharmacist may or may not be able to explain the reason why you were denied coverage. Depending on the reason for the denial, you may be entitled to request an Appeal or an Exception; to obtain your drug. more...

Guide to Medicare Part D: Requesting an Exception

This page is part of our Guide to Medicare Part D. Contact your Part D plan to request an Exception. more...

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