What is Medicare Part D for 2019?

Medicare Part D Plan is used either as a stand-alone plan (Original Medicare with or without Medicare Supplement also known as Medigap) or as a part of Medicare Advantage with Prescription Drugs (MAPD). There are multiple Medicare Part D Plans … Read More

Medicare Low Income Subsidy (LIS) – 2019

The Federal Medicare Extra Help program also referred as the Medicare Low Income Subsidy (LIS) program, is for people with full Medicaid coverage as well as for people who are not on Medicaid but who have limited income. (See Medicare … Read More

What are Medicare Changes in 2019?

The post below describes 2019 Medicare changes for Premiums and Costs for Medicare Part A, Part B as well as for Part D. Article Contents Medicare Part A Cost 2019 Medicare Part B Premium and Cost 2019 Medicare Part D … Read More

How to reduce Medicare Part D Cost – Case Study

People are typically very aware of the costs of Medicare Advantage or Medicare Supplement plans. However, this is not the case of selecting the Medicare Part D Plan. How to reduce Medicare Part D Cost? People normally select a plan … Read More

Consumer Report tips on cutting drug costs

The latest issue of Consumer Reports (September 2013) includes a useful article on cutting drug costs. Here are the major tips on how to save money and still get effective and safe treatment. For more details, review the original article … Read More

Generic Drugs vs Brand Name

Generic Drugs vs Brand Name?  Nearly 8 in 10 prescriptions filled today in the United States are for generic drugs, and the use of generic drugs is expected to grow over the next few years.  The brand name drugs are … Read More