If you’re over the age of 65 and ready to enroll in Medicare, you might be surprised by how little original Medicare really covers. While hospital care and doctors visits are covered under Medicare parts A and B, prescription drug coverage tends to be sparse for those who don’t have Medicare insurance. Here, we’ll look at the options seniors have for Medicare prescription drug coverage and talk about the best way to choose a plan.
Getting Medicare Prescription Drug Coverage
There are two ways to get drug coverage under medicare. The first option, Medigap, keeps medical coverage under original Medicare and only supplements prescription drug coverage. The second, Medicare Advantage programs, provides a number