En español | First, make a list of the medications you are taking including their dosage, frequency and whether they are brand-name drugs or generics. Consider if you fill all of your prescriptions at one pharmacy, or if you use several. This is important because some of the national Part D plans are offering lower costs for prescriptions filled at “preferred” pharmacies. If your pharmacy does not fall into that “preferred” group, then you may wish to look for a plan that does not use “preferred” pharmacy networks.
You a can go online and review the Medicare plans available in your area. You can find the tool at www.medicare.gov/find-a-plan.
You’ll be able to see prices, pharmacies available and each plan’s quality rating. You can also call Medicare together and ask them to review plans with you over the phone at 800-MEDICARE (800-633-4227).