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Dr. Arthur Balin
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Medicare Prescription Drug Coverage (Overview)

Medicare prescription drug coverage refers to the specific program within Medicare that manages paying for pharmaceutical drugs. There is a specific list of drugs covered by Medicare that may be different from private insurance companies.


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Medicare prescription drug coverage going away?

Medicare prescription drug coverage going away?

Not currently: The goal of the right wing is to completly eliminate all entitlements: medicare, social security, all forms of welfare and use the money saved to pay for cuts in the taxes of the wealthy. This includes the drug coverage. As long as a significant percentage of the population believes in this and votes like minded people in office, then that is the future. Is this your goal? ...Read more

Dr. Arthur Balin
4 doctors shared insights

Medicare Prescription Drug Coverage (Overview)

Medicare prescription drug coverage refers to the specific program within Medicare that manages paying for pharmaceutical drugs. There is a specific list of drugs covered by Medicare that may be different from private insurance companies.


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Non-medicare prescription drug coverage better?

Medicare: Plans are complicated & depend on your state. Best info. Is at www.Usmedicare.Com. ...Read more

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What are the worst aspects of medicare prescription drug coverage?

What are the worst aspects of medicare prescription drug coverage?

Worst of medicareRX: There are many bad aspect of rx plans 1 these plans are run by for profit insurance companies and they cover the cheapest generic drugs and change formularies every year based on the cost to maximise their profits 2there are so many plans and it is difficult to decide which to join 3you pay monthly premiums 4there is copayment or dedudctible 5 the worst is there is a coverage gap (donut hole). ...Read more

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Non-medicare prescription drug coverage?

Non medicare rx plan: If you are on medicare there is no drug plan you can buy exept medicare part d.And if you are not on medicare only drug coverage available is if you have a medical insurance plan.No company sells just drug plan insurance. ...Read more

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Question about medicare prescription drug coverage? What age if disabled?

Medicare D: If you qualify for medicare , even if via disability before 65, you can pay for medicare d, the drug plan though medicare. Depending on the program, monthly premiums vary. There is a maximum allowance per year, after which you will pay 100% of the cost of meds(the donut hole), until you come out to the catastrophic level. There is a rebate through obam care to try to close that hole. ...Read more

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Does medicare prescription drug coverage have the limitation that none if living outside the country?

Medicare rx out ofUS: Yes medicare programme all plansa, b, and prescription drug programme do not cover when you are out of us. ...Read more

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Our medicare prescription drug coverage in michigan has the limitation that our living outside the country?

Our medicare prescription drug coverage in michigan has the limitation that our living outside the country?

Medicare rx out ofUS: Yes medicare programme all plansa, b, and prescription drug programme do not cover when you are out of us. ...Read more

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Will medicare let me keep my former drug coverage?

Will medicare let me keep my former drug coverage?

Depends: Depending upon your actual insurance the coverage of your medicines may change. Some hmos have better coverage thanpart d medicare for medicines. Most insurances have a set of common drugs or generics that are covered you may be switched to others that do the same. ...Read more

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Does medicare cover your longterm prescription drugs?

Medicare: Plans are complicated & depend on your state. Best info. Is at www.Usmedicare.Com. ...Read more

Dr. John Gore
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Medicare (Definition)

Medicare is a federal program that pays for certain health care expenses of individuals who are 65 years or older. It is divided into three parts, with Part A covering hospital bills, Part B covering doctor bills, and Part C providing the option to choose from a package of health care plans. Individuals who have Medicare ...Read more