Helpful resources for your patients:
- Visit https://www.medicare.gov/find-a-plan to compare current coverage with all of the options in the area.
- Review the Medicare & You 2018 handbook at https://www.medicare.gov/pubs/pdf/10050-Medicare-and-You.pdf.
- Patients with limited income and resources may be able to get extra help paying prescription drug costs. For more information, visit https://secure.ssa.gov/i1020/start.
- Get one-on-one help from the State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP). Visit https://www.medicare.gov/contacts/.
- In 2018, patients who reach the “donut hole” in Medicare’s prescription drug benefit (Part D) can save 60% on covered brand-name drugs and see increased savings on generic drugs while in the donut hole. Visit: https://www.medicare.gov/part-d/