Medicare Part D Drug Penalty

The late enrollment penalty is an amount that may be added to a person’s monthly Part D premium. A person enrolled in a Medicare drug plan may owe a late enrollment penalty if he or she goes without Part D or other creditable prescription drug coverage after the end of his or her Initial Enrollment Period for Part D coverage.

Medicare Part D Drugs

Prescription drug coverage can be a little confusing because most people are used to having their prescriptions covered under their traditional PPO or HMO prior to turning 65, but that isn't always the case for seniors. We have broken down how prescription plans...

How do I get the lowest price for Medicare Part D drugs?

The first step you need to take is to choose from 2 ways to get prescription drug coverage: you can choose a Medicare Part D plan or you can choose a Medicare Advantage Plan (like an HMO or PPO) that offers drug coverage. Once that is done, check out what you can do to lower the costs.

How do I set up Mail Order for a Medicare Part D Drug Plan?

Let's learn how to set up mail order drug services to have your prescription drugs delivered to your home. This way, you can skip the line and inconvenience of visiting a pharmacy and get some more benefits along the way, such as 90-day medication supply conveniently delivered to your house.

When Can I Switch My Medicare Part D Drug Plan?

If you want to switch your Part D plan, otherwise known as your Medicare prescription drug plan, you have very specific times in which this is allowed.

What is the Donut Hole in 2019?

Medicare Part D's Donut Hole can leave significant costs for those 65 and over. However, the percentage you pay out of pocket each year has been decreasing for a few years now, and 2019 is the last one.

How will the CVS-Aetna merger affect Medicare Insurance?

Following CVS Health's acquisition of Aetna there are some questions to be answered about how this affects Medicare Insurance, specially Part D...

What if I missed my Medicare Advantage or my Part D Drug Deadline?

When you first turn 65, you have a window to enroll in Medicare Advantage and your Medicare Prescription Drug coverage, which you can check using our Deadline Calculator. If for any reason you miss your deadline to enroll, don't worry. You still have a couple of chances to get Medicare Advantage or your Part D.

Medicare Open Enrollment 2018

Medicare's Open Enrollment 2018 begins in October. Many seniors are confused about what options are available to them at this time. This article explains the dos, don'ts, cans, and cannots...

Medicare Open Enrollment 2017

Medicare Open Enrollment 2017 is right around the corner, but what is it? And, what does it mean to you? Medicare Open Enrollment, also known as Medicare's Annual Election Period...

When Will My Part D Coverage Start?

Here are your deadlines for enrollment into Medicare Part D

Why Review Your Medicare Open Enrollment Options?

You will want to review your Medicare open enrollment options, even if you like your current plan. Here's why.