RxAssist is a nationally recognized, web-based medication assistance resource center. Established in 1999 with funding from The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, RxAssist can help you learn about ways to use pharmaceutical company programs and other resources to help reduce your medication costs. There’s a database and list of frequently asked questions to learn more.
If you have Medicare Part D coverage but still have trouble paying for your prescriptions, there are charities that may be able to help. Some of these programs may also help pay for drugs Part B covers, such as oral anti-cancer drugs.
Compared to having no prescription drug coverage, most seniors will experience significant savings by participating in Part D.
Dropping Medicare drug coverage to save money is probably not a great idea.
Carefully review your medication coverage during open enrollment, Donovan says. (For Medicare Part D, the prescription drug benefit, open enrollment ends Dec. 7.)