Beginning January 1, 2006, Medicare benefits will include prescription drug coverage. This new benefit is a form of insurance that you can purchase. It is called "Part D Prescription Drug Coverage". While the concept of prescription drug insurance may seem simple, it is actually complex.
What is Medicare prescription drug coverage?
Who is eligible for Part D coverage?
If I have Medicaid and Medicare, do I need Part D coverage?
What if I already have prescription drug coverage from another source?
Where do I go for help with Part D?
What Part D Plans are available in Georgia?
How do I enroll for Part D coverage?
Is there a deadline to enroll for Part D coverage?
Costs and Coverage
How much does Part D coverage cost?
Will Part D pay for all of my prescriptions?
What if I can't afford Part D coverage?
Problems with Getting Drugs under Your Plan?
My Part D plan denied coverage of my drug. How do I find out why I was denied coverage?
What if my Part D plan determined that my drug was not medically necessary?
What if my drug is not on my Part D plan's formulary?
What if I can't get my drug because my doctor did not obtain prior authorization from my Part D plan?
What if my doctor prescribed a dosage that is not covered by my Part D plan?
What if my doctor prescribed a form (liquid versus pill), or type (generic versus brand) of drug, that is not covered by my Part D plan?
Other common problems / changing plans
What if I can't afford my drug?
What if my Part D plan removes my drug from its formulary?
Can I get my prescription filled at a pharmacy that is not within my Part D plan's network?
What if my drug is not covered by Part D?
Can I change Plans?