There are various Special Enrollment Periods for special circumstances.
You may be able to obtain your drug from a non-network pharmacy.
How much does coverage cost? Will it pay for all of my prescriptions?
Where to find help with health care expenses in Maine.
Updated July 2011 on this important benefit for seniors and people with disabilities.
There are several ways to enroll; Medicare, MaineCare, DEL, and VA options are explained here.
There are three categories of out-of-pocket expenses associated with each Part D drug plan: Monthly Premium, Yearly Deductible, and Co-Payments. Find more information here.
There are specific enrollment periods for the prescription drug program.
This guide is about MaineCare, Maine’s Medicaid program. MaineCare is administered by DHHS or the Department of Health & Human Services. Topics include:
Very basic information about Medicare eligibility, with link to a "Medicare Savings Calculator." Use it to find out if you can get help with your Medicare Part B premium, and maybe more.
How to choose a drug plan, what to do if you have problems with your plan, where to get help.
How to appeal a Medicare part D decision that you disagree with and file a Redetermination.
Free information that helps older adults and people with disabilities navigate the complex world of health insurance.
This calculator will help you find out if the state will pay for some of your Medicare expenses.
You may be eligible; many people are not claiming this important benefit.
Maine Legal Services for the Elderly posts information about making Medicare Part D (prescription drug plans) work for you. They also offer a Helpline, if you need further help with navigating your way through Part D plans.