What Is Medicare C?

What Is Medicare C?

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Medicare C is for people who do not have health insurance or are otherwise not eligible for Medicare A and B. It is also known as Original Medicare.

Medicare C is a public program, but you have to pay a monthly premium and there is no limit to how much it can cost.

What is Medicare D?

Medicare D is also a public program, and is also known as the Medicare Prescription Drug Benefit.

Medicare D provides prescription drug coverage for people who are eligible for Medicare and who pay a monthly premium.

Who is eligible for Medicare A?

You are eligible if you are a citizen of the United States and were at least 65 years old on December 31, 2016.

If you are eligible for Medicare A, you are automatically eligible for Medicare B.

Who is eligible for Medicare B?

Who is eligible for Medicare D?

You can get Medicare D if you are eligible for Medicare and you have paid Medicare taxes while working.

How do I get Medicare?

You can apply for Medicare on the Social Security website.

An application for Medicare is needed if you do not have insurance, and you have not yet signed up for Medicare.

Get more information about getting enrolled in Medicare on Social Security's website.

Deductibles and copays

Medicare A and B do not have deductibles, and some medications are free.

If you have Medicare D, there is a deductible that you must pay before your plan pays for medications.

You will also have copays for the medications that your plan covers.

You should check with your plan to see what the deductibles are and what your copays will be.

Limits on what your insurance will pay for

Medicare A and B have no limits on how much your insurance will pay for your prescription medications.

Medicare D has a limit on how much your insurance will pay for your prescription medications.

If your plan has prescription drug coverage, you must pay a part of the cost of your medications before your plan pays for the remaining cost.

What happens if I have Medicare A and I need to pay for a medication?

If you have Medicare A, your plan will pay for most of your prescription medications.

If you do not have prescription drug coverage, your prescriptions may be more expensive.

What happens if I have Medicare D and I need to pay for a medication?

If you have Medicare D, your plan will pay for most of your prescription medications.

How do I get help paying for my prescription medications if I don't have prescription drug coverage?

There are programs that can help you pay for your prescription medications.

If you are having trouble paying for your medications, talk to your doctor about your options.

There are also programs that you can use to get help with your prescription medications, including:

Medicare Extra Help – Medicare Extra Help is a program that pays your Medicare Part D deductible and Part D copays.

– Medicare Extra Help is a program that pays your Medicare Part D deductible and Part D copays. Medicare Savings Programs – Medicare Savings Programs are state and local programs that help you pay for your prescription medications.

– Medicare Savings Programs are state and local programs that help you pay for your prescription medications. State Pharmaceutical Assistance Programs (SPAPs) – State Pharmaceutical Assistance Programs are state and local programs that help you pay for your prescription medications.

– State Pharmaceutical Assistance Programs are state and local programs that help you pay for your prescription medications. Medicaid – Medicaid is a public health insurance program that may pay for your prescription medications.

– Medicaid is a public health insurance program that may pay for your prescription medications. Medicare Extra Help

Medicare Extra Help is a program that helps pay your Medicare Part D deductible and your Medicare Part D copays.

You can enroll in Medicare Extra Help if you have any of the following:

Medicare Part A and Part B

Medicare Part D

Supplemental Security Income (SSI)

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)

Medicaid

If you have income below a certain amount, you can get help paying for your prescription medications with Medicare Extra Help.

If you have income above a certain amount, you can get help paying for your prescription medications with Medicare Extra Help, but you will pay more.

You can learn more about the income limits for Medicare Extra Help from the Social Security Administration.

Medicare Savings Programs

Medicare Savings Programs are local and state programs that may help you pay for your prescription medications.

You can learn more about Medicare Savings Programs from your state's Medicaid website.

Medicaid is a public health insurance program that may pay for your prescription medications.

You can learn more about Medicaid from the Medicaid website.

State Pharmaceutical Assistance Programs

State Pharmaceutical Assistance Programs are state and local programs that may help you pay for your prescription medications.

You can learn more about State Pharmaceutical Assistance Programs from your state's Medicaid website.

How do I get help paying for Medicare Extra Help?

You can get help with your Part D deductible

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