A good prescription insurance plan is an important part of maintaining your health and overall quality of life.

If you’re 65 or older, or if you have a qualifying disability, you may already know that you’re eligible for Medicare.

  • Medicare Part A covers hospital stays and may include medications administered while in the hospital.
  • Medicare Part B covers preventive care and other medical services outside of the hospital. It may cover medications administered at the doctor’s office.

But what if your doctor writes a prescription for one or more medications to take at home? For that, you need to enroll in a separate prescription drug plan under Medicare Part D.

What is Medicare Part D? What are your options when it comes to Part D? How do you sign up? How much will it cost you, and will you be able to get the medications you need?

Keep reading for answers to some of the most common questions people have about Medicare Part D. (more…)

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