Medicare Part D

Start by reading these short articles—you’ll learn about what Medicare D is, who is eligible, how the plan works, how much you can save, and when you can sign up.


What is Medicare Part D all about?
If Medicare D is new to you, start here for a simple explanation of how it came about and what it's for.
Am I eligible? How do I get the coverage?
If you're on Medicare, you're eligible. Find out more about how to qualify.
How much does it cost?
The costs and benefits of Medicare D vary by plan. You can compare the plans in your area online.
What else should I consider as I make my decision?
As you formulate your decision, ask yourself these questions.
When do I sign up? What happens if I miss the deadline?
If you wait too long to sign up, you will pay higher premiums. Find out what a delay will cost you.


How to save on prescription drugs today
One idea: Ask your doctor if less expensive generic drugs could be right for you.
Special rates for low-income Americans
If you meet certain income and resource limits, you may qualify for Extra Help from Medicare.