Medicare Part D Articles

Does Medicare Cover the Shingles Vaccine?

Original Medicare, Part A and Part B, don't cover the shingles vaccine. Medicare Part D (optional prescription drug coverage), on the other hand, may cover the shingles vaccine, as well as other commercially available vaccines. Shingles is a painful rash... Read more

Can I have more than one Medicare Prescription Drug Plan?

Medicare Prescription Drug Plans help Medicare beneficiaries pay for medications prescribed by a doctor. This coverage is available to anyone who is eligible for Medicare, whether he or she is enrolled in Original Medicare (Part A and Part B) or in a... Read more

What does a formulary in a Medicare Part D Prescription Drug Plan mean?

Medicare requires that every private insurance company approved to offer Medicare Part D Prescription Drug Plans provide a certain minimum level of coverage. However, the individual companies have some flexibility in deciding which prescription drugs they... Read more

Medicare Part D: How Is It Funded?

The Medicare Part D prescription drug program is available to all 58 million Americans currently on Medicare, including seniors 65 and over as well as those under age 65 with disabilities or certain conditions that qualify them for Medicare coverage.... Read more

Can I Delay Medicare Part D Enrollment?

If you’re approaching Medicare eligibility, especially if you’re in good health, you probably have questions about just how much health-care coverage you really need. For many people, enrollment in Original Medicare (Part A and Part B) happens... Read more

What If I have Medicare and No Prescription Drug Coverage?

Do you have Medicare coverage, but no prescription drug coverage? You may be able to add prescription drug coverage through Medicare. This coverage is optional, but if you ever need it, it might save you money to sign up when you first get Medicare. Original... Read more

What Can I do If My Medicare Plan Doesn’t Cover My Prescription Drug?

If you have Medicare Part D coverage for prescription drugs, either as a stand-alone Medicare Part D Prescription Drug Plan or through a Medicare Advantage plan with Part D prescription drug coverage, your plan might cover medications your doctor... Read more

What is the Donut Hole?

Medicare beneficiaries can get Medicare Part D prescription drug coverage through either a stand-alone Part D Prescription Drug Plan or a Medicare Advantage Prescription Drug plan. In either scenario, Medicare Part D coverage of prescription drugs follows... Read more

How do I chose a health insurance provider for my Medicare Part D Plan

If you're approaching Medicare eligibility and considering your coverage options, you've probably thought about your Medicare Part D Plan for prescription drug coverage. The good news is that you may have a lot of options when it comes to choosing... Read more

What if the Pharmacy Doesn’t Fill Medicare-Covered Prescription Drugs?

You may have a Medicare plan that includes prescription drug coverage. However, there may be times when a pharmacy can't fill your prescription drugs. Here are some reasons why pharmacies won't fill Medicare-covered prescription drugs and your options for... Read more




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