What is Medicare Part DMedicare’s Prescription Drug Plan (PDP) program – Part D – is optional. However, if you delay enrolling in a Medicare PDP, you may be charged a late enrollment penalty if you decide you want it later.

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

Read More: Who is Eligible for Medicare?
Learn About: What is Medicare AEP?
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