Searching for Medicare Part D plans in Ohio? Let PlanPrescriber be your resource for Ohio Medicare Part D information and plan comparisons.
In the state of Ohio, 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 Ohio.
Ohio 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 Ohio:
Additionally, here are some statistics on Ohio residents enrolled in a stand-alone Medicare Part D plan:
Out of the 88% of Ohio Medicare beneficiaries in 2010 with known creditable drug coverage, the majority chose to receive medication coverage through a stand-alone Medicare Part D plan. Other Medicare beneficiaries in Ohio chose to receive their drug coverage through a Medicare Advantage Prescription Drug Plan, an employer plan that took retiree drug subsidies, or another form of creditable drug coverage.
You should consider comparing all available stand-alone Part D plan options in Ohio 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 Ohio can decide which drugs cover and under which tier to cover them. This means that cost that a Ohio Medicare beneficiary pays for prescription drugs under one Medicare Part D plan may be complete different from an individual who also lives in Ohio, 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 Ohio 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.