2020 Vermont Medicare Part D Plan (PDP) Statistics*
CMS Region 2 includes (CT MA RI VT)
Statistic 2020 Change 20-19 2019 Change 19-18 2018
Total Number of Part D Drug Plans
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25 -1 26 4 22
Nbr of Enhanced (EA) Plans 15 -1 16 4 12
Nbr of Basic (BA, DS, AE) Plans 10 0 10 0 10
Nbr of $0 Deductible Plans 4 -4 8 0 8
Lowest Premium for a $0 Deductible Plan $70.30 $36.10 $34.20 $4.80 $29.40
$0 Deductible Plans (percentage) 16% -15% 31% -6% 36%
Number of Plans with a Premium under $25 8 3 5 1 4
Percentage of Plans with a Premium under $25 32% 13% 19% 1% 18%
Lowest Cost PDP (Premium)
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$13.20 $-0.80 $14.00 $1.40 $12.60
Highest Cost PDP (Premium)
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$128.00 $0.10 $127.90 $5.30 $122.60
Average PDP Premium (Cost) $43.01 $-3.58 $46.59 $-0.66 $47.25
% Change in Avg. PDP Costs -- -8% -- -1% --
Avg. Weighted PDP Premium** $42.38 $2.04 $40.34 $-0.02 $40.36
% Change Weighted Avg. PDP Costs** -- 5% -- 0% --
Number of PDPs with Any Gap Coverage in the Gap (Donut Hole) 5 -1 6 -2 8
Percentage of PDPs with Any Gap Coverage 20% -3% 23% -13% 36%
Lowest Cost PDP with Any Gap Coverage
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$24.10 $6.90 $17.20 $-0.50 $17.70
Total Beneficiaries with LIS 30,501 0 30,668 0 30,689
LIS Benchmark Premium $34.77 $-1.43 $36.20 $0.62 35.58
Total Nbr of LIS Qualified Plans 7 0 7 0 7
Premium Changes for Persons Staying in their Current Plan View premium detail chart
Number of PDPs with Premium Decrease 8 2 6 -1 7
Number of PDPs with No Premium Change 0 -2 2 2 0
Number of PDPs with Premium Increase 15 4 11 2 9
Percentage of People with a Premium Increase 56.8% 1.55% 55% 1.39% 54%
Weighted Average Increase for People with a Premium Increase $6.55 $1.80 $4.75 $-3.06 $7.81


Note: *Stand-alone Medicare Prescription Drug Plans (PDP)s only. Data for MA-PD plans not included. Sanctioned plans are included in this data. .
**The plan premium weighted averages are calculated by multiplying the plan premium by the number of enrollees in the plan to give more "weight" to plans with more members.



2020 Premium Changes for Persons Staying in their 2019 Plan
Premium Change Range Total number of Plans in this Change Range
$-22.00 to $-18 * -- total: 1 plan
$-17 to $-13 0 plans
$-12 to $-8 * -- total: 1 plan
$-7 to $-3 0 plans
$-2 to $2 * * * * * * -- total: 6 plans
$3 to $7 * * * * * * * * * -- total: 9 plans
$8 to $12 * * * -- total: 3 plans
$13 to $17 * -- total: 1 plan
$18 to $22 0 plans
$23 to $27 * -- total: 1 plan
$28 to $32 0 plans
   

Details for the Min. and Max. Premium Plans in 2020
H/LStatePlan NamePrem.Ded.Gap CoverageBenefit Type
LowCT MA RI VTHumana Walmart Value Rx Plan (PDP)$13.20$435.00No Gap CoverageEnhanced
HighCT MA RI VTBlue MedicareRx Premier (PDP)$128.00$0.00YesEnhanced
   
    The chart above shows the details of the least expensive and most
    expensive plans available for 2020.

Min. and Max. Premium Plans in 2019 and how the plan changes in 2020
H/LYearStatePlan NamePrem.Ded.Gap CoverageBenefit Type
Low2019CT MA RI VTWellCare Value Script (PDP)$14.00$415.00No Gap CoverageEnhanced
  2020CT MA RI VTWellCare Value Script (PDP)$15.70$435.00No Gap CoverageEnhanced
High2019CT MA RI VTBlue MedicareRx Premier (PDP)$127.90$0.00YesEnhanced
  2020CT MA RI VTBlue MedicareRx Premier (PDP)$128.00$0.00YesEnhanced
   
    The chart above details the least (and most) expensive plan in 2019 and
    plan features and costs should you stay in the same plan in 2020.

Gap Coverage Types and Minimum Premium for 2020 Part D Plans
2020 Gap Coverage Details
Gap Coverage TypeNumber
of Plans
Minimum
Premium
No Gap Coverage20$13.20
Yes5$24.10
2019 Gap Coverage Details
Gap Coverage TypeNumber
of Plans
Minimum
Premium
No Gap Coverage20$14.00
Yes6$17.20
    Notes: Click the Gap Coverage Type above to see plan details for 2020 Vermont plans.
Gap coverage applies to formulary drugs only. The Healthcare Reform provides that for Plan Year 2020, ALL formulary generics will have at least a 75% discount and ALL brand drugs will have at least a 75% discount in the coverage gap. The Gap Coverage discussed in this section is in addition to the Healthcare Reform mandated discounts.

2020 Vermont $0 Premium LIS Qualified Part D Plans
2020 LIS Qualifying Plans
Plan NamePlan ID
AARP MedicareRx Saver Plus (PDP)S5921-348
Cigna-HealthSpring Rx Secure (PDP)S5617-008
EnvisionRxPlus (PDP)S7694-002
Humana Basic Rx Plan (PDP)S5884-102
SilverScript Choice (PDP)S5601-004
WellCare Classic (PDP)S4802-076
WellCare Medicare Rx Saver (PDP)S5810-036
2019 LIS Qualifying Plans
Plan NamePlan ID
AARP MedicareRx Saver Plus (PDP)S5921-348
Aetna Medicare Rx Saver (PDP)S5810-036
EnvisionRxPlus (PDP)S7694-002
Express Scripts Medicare - Value (PDP)S5660-105
Humana Preferred Rx Plan (PDP)S5884-102
SilverScript Choice (PDP)S5601-004
WellCare Classic (PDP)S4802-076
    Note: Click heading above to see details of LIS qualifying plans in Vermont.
               Please note, not all plans are available in every state.

List of National PDP Providers with Plans available in Vermont
2020 National PDP Providers
Cigna
EnvisionInsurance
Express Scripts Medicare
Humana
SilverScript
UnitedHealthcare
WellCare
2019 National PDP Providers
Aetna Medicare
Cigna-HealthSpring Rx
EnvisionRx Plus
Express Scripts Medicare
Humana
SilverScript
UnitedHealthcare
WellCare
    Note: Click heading above to see PDP plans and details for Vermont.