Medicare Part D


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Medicare Part D

An optional Medicare program (US) created under the Medicare Modernization Act of 2006, which covers the costs of prescription drugs. Eligibility for Part D requires enrolment in a prescription drug plan or Medicare Advantage plan with prescription drug coverage (MA-PD). Part D plans are approved and regulated by Medicare, but designed and administered by private health insurance companies.

Medicare Part D

The prescription drug benefit plan offered by Medicare beginning in January 2006. Detailed information about the plan can be obtained at Medicare's website: www.medicare.gov
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