After reading about Medicare plans A, B and C, you might still bewondering where prescription drug coverage comes in, or how can you insure coverage for your medications. You'll find the answer in this next Medicare plan, or the final plan offered through Medicare, called Part D.
What is Part D (Medicare Prescription Drug Coverage)?
Part D is prescription drug coverage insurance that is provided by private companies approved by Medicare. You need to enroll when you first become eligible to keep from paying a penalty cost later. Part D was designed to help people with Medicare to lower their prescription drug costs and to protect against future costs. A prescription drug plan will also enable you to have greater access to medically necessary drugs.