Medicare’s Prescription Drug Plan (PDP) program – Part D – is optional.
Criteria for joining a Prescription Drug Program are:
- Must have Part A and Part B coverage.
- Live in the plan service area.
- Live within the United States.
The following chart shows Part D costs last year compared to this year.
|Medicare Part D Costs: 2018 vs. 2019|
|Part D maximum deductible||Up to|
|Part D coverage gap threshold|
You reach the coverage gap, or donut hole, when you and your plan together have spent this much on covered drugs since the start of the year.
|Part D catastrophic coverage limit|
You get out of the donut hole and reach catastrophic coverage when you have spent this much out of pocket* since the start of the year.
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