Medicare Beneficiaries can get Assistance with Part B & D Payments

If you have Medicare benefits and are confused about Medicare Part D, you are not alone.  There are a great many individuals who do not understand Medicare Part D, which is prescription drug coverage. 

Many individuals are getting into a situation where they are eligible for Part B of Medicare but they have limited income.  As a result, they are worried about getting this important part of Medicare coverage. 

Part B covers doctor visits and various outpatient services.  If you find yourself in the situation where you cannot afford to pay for Part B, your state may be able to help you with premium payments, deductibles and co-pays. 

There are several ways to get correct information regarding this issue.  First, call your state or local office for medical assistance, social services or welfare.  If they can’t give you all the specifics, they can at least get you started and give you some information.  You can also call the Medicare hotline and ask about Medicare savings programs at 800-633-4227.  For more information about the Medicare program, call 800-772-1213.

There are questions regarding help for prescription drug coverage for those who have a limited income.  There is good, specific information regarding prescription coverage (Part D).

If you receive Medicare benefits you are eligible for prescription drug coverage, no matter what your income is.  In addition, you can receive this coverage regardless of how healthy you are or the number or cost of the prescriptions you already take.  If your income is limited, you may be able to get help paying your premiums.

If you are not sure whether or not you qualify for premium assistance, you can find out and sign up at 800-772-1213 or goon the internet to www.socialsecurity.gov/prescriptionhelp  and you can find out.  You can also go to www.Medicare.gov  or call 1-800-MEDICARE to get information about Medicare prescription drug plans.

If you need assistance it is essential that you contact Medicare or Social Security to find out how they can help you.  Don’t hesitate to call or visit them on the web.  There is information and assistance available.  Make sure that if you qualify for it, you receive it.  Help is just a click or a call away.

One Response to Medicare Beneficiaries can get Assistance with Part B & D Payments

  • sharon says:

    what are the income guidelines to get help paying medicare premiums and the drug programs.

    thank you

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