Medicare Survival Kit Links

August 13, 2007

Medicare Survival Kit Links

Medicare Survival Kit Links

Some useful MTM resources on the Web you can use

A concise table showing the coverage determination for common drug products is available at the CMS Web site:www.cms.hhs.gov/PrescriptionDrugCovGenIn/Downloads/PartBandPartDdoc_07.27.05.pdf

Web tool compares Medicare Rx plans
The Medicare Prescription Drug Plan Finder is accessible through the http://cms.archivevideo.com. The training sessions include an overview of the Rx coverage and information resources; the enrollment process and resource kit; how to use the online Prescription Drug Plan Finder tool; and two open Ask the Experts Q&A sessions.

Web tool estimates Medicare Rx costs
CMS has posted a Web tool to help seniors figure out whether the Medicare Rx benefit makes economic sense for them. By entering their monthly Rx costs and the state where they live, users will get an estimate of annual drug savings based on the defined standard benefit and the lowest premium amount offered by a plan covering their area. The Medicare Prescription Drug Plan Cost Estimator is on the Web at www.pharmacist.com or through the NACDS Foundation CE Center on