Medicare Prescription Drug Coverage can be joined by everyone with Medicare.
You can join a Plan run by insurance companies or private companies approved by Medicare. Compare Medicare Prescription plans list for drug coverage. Check if your drug prescriptions are available in those plans before you join.
1) Medicare Prescription Drug Plans-With these plans drug coverage is added to the Original Medicare, some Medicare Cost Plans, some Medicare Private Fee-for-Service (PFFS) Plans and Medicare Savings Account (MSA) Plans.
Medicare Part A and /or Part B availing persons can get this Medicare Prescription Drug Plan.
2) Medicare Advantage Plans –These plans cover Part A and Part B and prescription drug Part D. Medicare Advantage Plans with prescription drug coverage are also called as MA-PDs. To join Medicare Advantage Plans you need Medicare Part A and Part B coverage.