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Where can I get more information about Medicare Part D drug plans?

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For more information about Medicare prescription drug plans, see the Medicare website at www.medicare.gov or call 800-MEDICARE (800-633-4227).

In addition, each state has State Health Insurance Assistance Programs (SHIPs) to help you understand your Medicare benefits and answer questions about your Medicare choices. You can find a SHIP at https://www.medicare.gov/contacts/#resources/ships.

From: How to Choose a Medicare Part D Drug Plan WebMD Medical Reference

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Medicare.gov: "More savings in the drug coverage gap coming through 2020.”

News release, CMS.gov.

Medicare.gov: ''Medicare & You 2013," "Extra Help with your Medicare Prescription Drug Plan.”

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services: "Annual Release of Part D National Average Bid Amount and other Part C & D Bid Related Information." 

Kaiser Family Foundation.                

HealthCare.gov.

Center for Economic and Policy Research. 

Center for Medicare Advocacy.

Medicare Rights Center.

Reviewed by Sarah Goodell on September 30, 2017

SOURCES:

Medicare.gov: "More savings in the drug coverage gap coming through 2020.”

News release, CMS.gov.

Medicare.gov: ''Medicare & You 2013," "Extra Help with your Medicare Prescription Drug Plan.”

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services: "Annual Release of Part D National Average Bid Amount and other Part C & D Bid Related Information." 

Kaiser Family Foundation.                

HealthCare.gov.

Center for Economic and Policy Research. 

Center for Medicare Advocacy.

Medicare Rights Center.

Reviewed by Sarah Goodell on September 30, 2017

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