How do I get Medicare Part D (prescription drug coverage)?

How do I get Medicare Part D (prescription drug coverage)?
A Medicare Part D Prescription Drug plan is available to anyone enrolled in Medicare. It can be accessed in one of the following ways:
  • Sign up for a stand-alone Medicare Part D Prescription Drug plan.
  • Enroll in a Medicare Advantage plan that includes prescription drug coverage. (Not all Medicare Advantage plans do.)
  • Enroll in a Medicare Cost plan that includes Part D Prescription Drug coverage.

Need Help Finding a Medicare Part D Plan?

For help finding a Medicare Part D Prescription Drug plan, try our Medicare Cost Revealer. If you have any questions, please contact Medicare at any time at 1-800-MEDICARE (1-800-633-4227; TTY users 1-877-486-2048).

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How do I get Medicare Part D (prescription drug coverage)?