In most cases, you must pay your Medicare Part D plan's Initial Deductible before you receive Medicare Part D coverage - just as you would with other types of insurance, such as automobile insurance.
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You will pay the Tier 1 or Tier 2 co-payment for your medications, if these two formulary tiers are excluded from the initial deductible - even when the initial deductible is not yet met.
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If you are eligible for the Medicare Part D Extra Help or Low-Income Subsidy program, you should pay only a small co-payment for prescriptions covered by your Medicare plan, and, depending on your lev . . .