Tag Archives: Medicare

The Value of Prescription Drug Benefits for Medicare Enrollees

(NewsUSA) – If you are eligible for Medicare, prescription drug benefits should be an important consideration when it comes to choosing among various Medicare coverage options.It’s important to know that Original Medicare provides very little prescription drug coverage. Therefore, if you have Medicare and want drug coverage – known as Medicare Part D – you… Read More »

Trump administration overhauls Medicare website to help with plan comparisons

The Trump administration is rolling out new online tools to help seniors compare the differences between traditional Medicare plans and those offered by private health insurance. The latest installment to the Medicare.gov website, called eMedicare, has a new feature allowing beneficiaries to chat online with government staffers to ask questions as they are looking at… Read More »

Trump administration moves to give Medicare drug plans more control over their offerings

The Trump administration moved Wednesday to give Medicare drug plans more choices in the products they can offer patients, in a bid to boost their buying power and lower drug prices. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services announced that, starting in 2020, Medicare prescription drug plans can take advantage of a tool, called an… Read More »