Searching for Medicare Part D plans in Florida? Let PlanPrescriber be your resource for Florida Medicare Part D information and plan comparisons.
In the state of Florida, Medicare beneficiaries can receive prescription drug coverage through a number of different options, including enrollment in a stand-alone Medicare Part D plan. Medicare Part D plans, also known as Prescription Drug Plans or PDPs, are private insurance plans that offer coverage on eligible medication costs to Medicare beneficiaries of Florida.
Florida Medicare beneficiaries can sign up for a Medicare Part D plan in addition to their Original Medicare coverage, Medicare Supplement (Medigap) policy, or certain types of Medicare Advantage plans that offer only health coverage.
Medicare Part D plan availability and costs vary by state. Here are some statistics on the availability of stand-alone Medicare PDPs in the state of Florida:
Additionally, here are some statistics on Florida residents enrolled in a stand-alone Medicare Part D plan:
Over 3.3 million residents in Florida as of 2010 were eligible for Medicare Part D and there are 15 organizations in Florida offering prescription drug plans (PDPs). Florida also has over 50% of Medicare Part D Plans with a $0 deductible.
This service provides information to low income Medicare beneficiaries who have difficulty affording their medically necessary prescription drugs on different assistance programs. These volunteers offer timely information regarding a beneficiary's right to change drug plans without interrupting drug coverage and to appeal a plan's decision not to cover a drug. They may also offer information on the low income subsidy, which provides assistance with prescription drug plan co-payments and premiums. For assistance, call 1-800-436-6001.
You should consider comparing all available stand-alone Part D plan options in Florida because the availability and cost of a Medicare Part D plan varies depending on the state and county in which you live.
In addition, each Medicare Part D plan provider in Florida can decide which drugs cover and under which tier to cover them. This means that cost that a Florida Medicare beneficiary pays for prescription drugs under one Medicare Part D plan may be complete different from an individual who also lives in Florida, takes the same medications, but is enrolled in a different Medicare PDP. It is important to consider your individual prescription drug needs when selecting a stand-alone Medicare Part D plan.
To start comparing Medicare Part D Prescription Drug Plans in Florida today, enter your zip code above for a customized list of plans available in your area. You can also enter in the medications you take to further tailor your plan listings and estimated costs.
Data provided by the Kaiser Family Foundation.