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Oregon Medicare Part D Plans

Searching for Medicare Part D plans in Oregon? Let PlanPrescriber be your resource for Oregon Medicare Part D information and plan comparisons.

Learn about Medicare Part D in Oregon

In the state of Oregon, 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 Oregon.

Oregon 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.

Statistics on Oregon Medicare Part D Plans

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 Oregon:

  • Number of stand-alone Part D Prescription Drug Plans in Oregon (2013): 30
  • Number of Oregon low-income subsidy eligible Prescription Drug Plans (2013): 10
  • Number of Oregon Part D plans with no coverage in the Medicare Donut Hole (2013): 21
  • Number of Oregon Medicare PDPs with $0 Deductible (2013): 13
  • Number of Oregon Medicare PDPs with the standard $320 Deductible (2013): 14
  • Average monthly premium for a Medicare Part D PDP in Oregon (2013): $58

Additionally, here are some statistics on Oregon residents enrolled in a stand-alone Medicare Part D plan:

  • Number of Oregon residents enrolled in Part D plans (2010): 202,319
  • Percentage of total Oregon Medicare beneficiaries enrolled in Part D (2010): 31%

Oregon Prescription Drug Program (OPDP)

The Oregon Prescription Drug Program (OPDP) was created in 2005 and develops a preferred drug list of lowest cost drugs to secure competitive discounts for consumers. This program unites prescription drug purchasers to get the best prices on the most useful drugs. To be eligible to receive these free or low-price drugs, an individual must live in the state of Oregon and not have adequate prescription drug coverage. Oregon beneficiaries who are enrolled in a stand-alone Part D PDP are still eligible for the Oregon Prescription Drug Program. The average discount on prescriptions through this program is around 50%.

Compare Oregon Medicare Part D Plans

You should consider comparing all available stand-alone Part D plan options in Oregon 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 Oregon can decide which drugs cover and under which tier to cover them. This means that cost that a Oregon Medicare beneficiary pays for prescription drugs under one Medicare Part D plan may be complete different from an individual who also lives in Oregon, 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 Oregon 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.