Benefits Checkup

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Medicare Part D

Education and Counseling Resources

Plan Types: Learn about types of Part D plans, their differences, and how you can explain the range of Part D plan options to your clients.

Drug Coverage Rules and Beneficiary Costs: Find out which kinds of drugs must be covered by Part D plans, which drugs rarely are covered, plan rules, and more. This section also reviews the costs for Part D, issues on Part D drug coverage, such as coverage of drugs for off-label usage, and tips to help your clients in the coverage gap, or donut hole.

Eligibility and Enrollment: Here you'll also find practical resources to help you counsel clients during the Annual Enrollment Period (AEP), as well as the manyƊPart D Special Enrollment Period (SEP) opportunities.

Medicare Part D References: Find general references to legal authority on Medicare Part D