Why Medicare Part D?The Medicare prescription drug benefit, also known as Part D, provides prescription drug coverage to Medicare beneficiaries. This benefit is only available through private insurance companies that contract with Medicare. Part D is offered through private companies either as a stand-alone plan, for those enrolled in Original Medicare, or as a set of benefits included with your Medicare Advantage Plan. When choosing a Part D plan, it’s important to understand what it covers, how much it costs, and how you can find the right plan and enroll.

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