Plan Comparison Charts
Starting January 1, 2013, beneficiaries who reach the Part D coverage gap, or donut hole, will continue to see their costs decrease, paying 47.5% of the cost of their covered brand name drugs, and 79% of their covered generic drugs. Learn about these cost changes as well as two new covered drugs for 2013, appeal changes and more.
Prescription Drugs (Medicare Part D)
Medicare Part D is an optional prescription drug insurance program available to everyone who has Medicare, regardless of income or health status. Private companies provide the insurance coverage, you choose the drug plan and pay a monthly premium. We've compiled information on this drug benefit, resources for choosing a plan and financial assistance to help cover drug costs for qualified beneficiaries.
In this section:
- How to Qualify for Extra Help with Part D Costs
- How to Apply for Extra Help with Part D Costs
- Benchmark Prescription Drug Plans
Updated Nov 8, 2011