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Medicare Prescription Drug Coverage (Part D)

Medicare.gov

Use this site to apply for Medicare, find supplemental insurance plans, hospitals, drug plans, doctors, nursing homes, dialysis facilities, and more.

Review Date: January 25, 2013

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

What Is Part D (Medicare Prescription Drug Coverage)?

Get answers to common questions about Part D, or Medicare prescription drug coverage plans. Learn how to apply for coverage and if you qualify to get extra help with costs.

Review Date: November 14, 2012

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

Extra Help with Medicare Prescription Drug Plan Costs

Medicare beneficiaries can qualify for extra help with their Medicare prescription drug plan costs. The Extra Help Program is estimated to be worth about $4,000 per year. To qualify, an individual must be receiving Medicare and have limited resources and income.

Review Date: February 04, 2013

Social Security Administration

Kidney Health Care Coverage

Find answers to common questions and updates about Medicare and Medicare Prescription Drug Coverage (Part D) for kidney patients.

Review Date: November 14, 2012

National Kidney Foundation

Medicare Formulary Finder for Prescription Drug Plans

The Formulary Finder for Prescription Drug Plans tool will allow you to find plans in your state that match your required drug list.

Review Date: April 01, 2011

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

Medicare Interactive (MI) Counselor

MI Counselor offers easy-to-understand information and advice on a full range of Medicare topics, including Medicare choices, how best to get coverage, how to get help with costs, and how to appeal for care if it is denied.

Review Date: November 14, 2012

Medicare Rights Center

National Multilingual Helpline

This helpline offers Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) seniors bilingual assistance with questions about their Medicare Prescription Drug plans and other health matters. Languages include English, Chinese (Mandarin and Cantonese), Korean, and Vietnamese.

Review Date: March 25, 2013

National Asian Pacific Center on Aging

Understanding The Extra Help With Your Medicare Prescription Drug Plan- (PDF)

Some people with limited resources and income may be able to get Extra Help with the costs related to a Medicare prescription drug plan. Find out if you are eligible for Extra Help.

Review Date: March 29, 2013

Social Security Administration