May 2020

What is Medicare Part D?

What is a Medicare Prescription drug plan? Medicare Prescription Drug Plans (sometimes called “PDPs”) add prescription drug coverage to Original Medicare, some Medicare Private Fee-for-Service (PFFS) Plans, some Medicare Cost Plans, and Medicare Medical Savings Account (MSA) Plans. How do I get prescription coverage with Medicare? Give us a call at (1-800-235-0876) [...]

Medicare monthly premium for drug plans

Medicare monthly premium for drug plans Most Medicare Prescription Drug Plans charge a monthly fee that varies by plan. You pay this in addition to the Medicare Part B premium. If you join a Medicare Advantage Plan (Part C) or [...]

I’m eligible for both Medicare and Medicaid. What can I do?

I'm eligible for both Medicare and Medicaid. What can I do? Special enrollment periods if you get Extra Help Join, switch, or drop your Medicare Advantage Plan or Medicare prescription drug coverage. When? One time during each of these periods: [...]

What does Medicare Part D drug plans cover?

What does Medicare Part D drug plans cover? Each plan that offers prescription drug coverage through Medicare Part D must give at least a standard level of coverage set by Medicare. Plans can vary the list of prescription drugs they [...]

What is Medicare Advantage Plans?

Medicare Advantage Plans Medicare Advantage Plans are a type of Medicare health plan offered by a private company that contracts with Medicare to provide all your Part A and Part B benefits. Most Medicare Advantage Plans also offer prescription drug [...]

April 2020

What is Medicare Advantage?

Medicare Part C is commonly known as Medicare Advantage (MA plans) Medicare Advantage is also offered in the common forms of an HMO or PPO plan from private insurance companies approved by Medicare.  This means that those who choose a Medicare [...]

What is Medicare Part B?

Medicare Part B coverage is responsible for medical-related expenses.  When you are first eligible for Medicare, you have a 7-month initial enrollment period (IEP). Your IEP begins 3 months before the month you turn 65, you birth month, and ends [...]