Medicare Part D is a federal program that offers prescription drug coverage to anyone with Medicare. Today, thirty-two million Medicare beneficiaries, more than half of those enrolled in Medicare, received their prescription drug coverage through Medicare Part D as of September 2012.
This year, there has been a lot of debate about the new health care law. Here's what you need to know:
If you qualify for Medicare, you only have until December 7, 2012 to either sign up for or switch your Medicare prescription drug coverage. There are a number of prescription drug plans to choose from, so Medicare beneficiaries can't afford to miss the opportunity to make a choice that is best for them.
For more information, go to www.medicare.gov or call 1-800-MEDICARE (1-800-633-4227).