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Can I compare my Medicare Part D retail drug costs to the the estimated cost using a non-Part D Drug Discount card?
Yes. You can use our Medicare Part D Drug Finder (Q1Rx.com) to see how all Medicare Part D prescription drug plans (PDPs) or Medicare Advantage plans that include drug coverage (MAPDs) in your . . .
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Can I use a Drug Discount Card instead of my Medicare Part D plan to buy my prescription drugs?
Yes. Medicare Part D plan coverage is voluntary and you are not required to use your Medicare Part D plan when purchasing medications. Instead, you are allowed to use a drug discount card or . . .
Can I use a Drug Discount card if I am enrolled in a Medicare Advantage plan?
Yes. You may be use a drug discount card to buy prescriptions when you enrolled in a Medicare Advantage plan.However, you will need to read the discount card's "fine print" as some drug discount . . .
Am I required to use my Medicare Part D plan when buying my prescriptions?
No. You are not required to use your Medicare Part D plan even when you are buying a formulary drug at one of your Medicare plan's network pharmacies. However, except in certain situations (e . . .
Am I allowed to use a Drug Discount Program instead of my Medicare Part D plan?
Yes. Medicare Part D prescription drug coverage is voluntary and you can use a Drug Discount Coupon or Drug Discount Card to purchase your medications instead of your Medicare Part D plan covera . . .
Will I be able to use my drug store drug discount card (not a Medicare-approved drug discount card) with a Medicare drug plan?
Only very few types of drug plans (such as VA or TRICARE coverage) work together with a Medicare Part D plan - and, in general, drug store discount cards or private drug discount plans usually cannot . . .
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PDP-Facts: 2021 Medicare Part D plan Facts & Figures
2021 PDP-Finder: Medicare Part D (Drug Only) Plan Finder
PDP-Compare: 2020/2021 Medicare Part D plan changes
2021 MA-Finder: Medicare Advantage Plan Finder
MA plan changes 2020 to 2021
Drug Finder: 2021 Medicare Part D drug search
Formulary Browser: View any 2021 Medicare plan formulary
2021 Browse Drugs By Letter
Doughnut Hole Calculator
Guide to 2020/2021 LIS Mailings from CMS, Social Security and Plans
Q1Medicare FAQs: Most Read and Newest Questions & Answers
Q1Medicare Blog: Latest Medicare News
2022 Medicare Part D Reminder Service