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Bureau of Elder and Adult Services - Medicare Savings Calculator

Can I Change Plans?

There are various Special Enrollment Periods for special circumstances.

Can I get my prescription filled at a pharmacy that is not within my Part D plan's network

You may be able to obtain your drug from a non-network pharmacy.

Costs and Coverage

How much does coverage cost? Will it pay for all of my prescriptions?

Getting Started - The Basics

Health Care Resources for the Uninsured and Underinsured

Where to find help with health care expenses in Maine.

Help with Medicare Costs (Including Part D) is Now Available to More People

Updated July 2011 on this important benefit for seniors and people with disabilities.

How Do I Enroll in Part D Coverage?

There are several ways to enroll; Medicare, MaineCare, DEL, and VA options are explained here.

How much does Part D coverage cost?

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.

Is there a deadline to enroll for Part D coverage?

There are specific enrollment periods for the prescription drug program.

MaineCare Eligibility Guide: Low cost or Free Health Care Coverage

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.

Medicare Part D

How to choose a drug plan, what to do if you have problems with your plan, where to get help.

Medicare Part D Appeals

How to appeal a Medicare part D decision that you disagree with and file a Redetermination.

Medicare Rights Center - Medicare Interactive (MI) Counselor

Free information that helps older adults and people with disabilities navigate the complex world of health insurance.

Medicare Savings Calculator

This calculator will help you find out if the state will pay for some of your Medicare expenses.

Need Help Paying for Medicare Part B Premium?

You may be eligible; many people are not claiming this important benefit.

Office of Elder Services - Medicare Savings Program

Part D: For Medicare Consumers

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.