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Where can I get more information about Medicare prescription drug coverage?

Where can I get more information about Medicare prescription drug coverage?

For more information on Medicare prescription drug coverage, read the "Medicare and You 2009" handbook mailed to you in October 2008. It will list the specific plans available in your area. After October 2008, if you need help

  • call 1-800-MEDICARE (1-800-633-4227). TTY users should call 1-877-486-2048. Have your Medicare card, a list of drugs you use, and the name of the pharmacy you use ready when you call.
  • get a free copy of the booklet "Your Guide to Medicare Prescription Drug Coverage," (CMS Pub. No. 11109) on the Publications section of this website or by calling 1-800-MEDICARE.
  • call your State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP) for free personalized health insurance counseling. You can find their number in the Helpful Contacts section of this website.
  • check for local events for help joining. Contact your local office on aging. For the telephone number, visit www.eldercare.gov on the web.
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