Original publisher: Baltimore, Md.: Centers for Medicare a Medicaid Services, . OCLC Number: (OCoLC)61494527 Subject: Medicare -- Handbooks, manuals, etc. Excerpt: ...Section 1: Discount card basics What happens if I choose a discount card and then my doctor changes my prescription? If your doctor changes your prescription or prescribes a new drug, give your doctor a copy of the discount drug list for your discount card. This list should be in the materials you get from the company offering your discount card. This list and the prices for drugs can change. You can call the company, or look on the company's website to find out if the discount drug list has changed. If your doctor needs to prescribe a drug that isn't on the discount drug list for your card and you don't have any other health insurance that covers outpatient prescription drugs, you will have to pay full price for the prescription. You can also look at www.medicare.gov on the web to find other programs that may help you pay for your prescriptions. Select q Prescription Drug and Other Assistance Programs. q Or, call 1-800-MEDICARE ( 1-800-633-4227 ) for this information. TTY users should call 1-877-486-2048. What should I do if a company that offers a Medicare-approved drug discount card contacts me directly? If a company contacts you about joining its Medicare-approved drug discount card, you should compare the card it offers to your other discount card choices before you make a decision. To compare your choices, you can look at www.medicare.gov on the web. Select q Prescription Drug and Other Assistance Programs, q or call 1-800-MEDICARE ( 1-800-633-4227 ). TTY users should call 1-877-486-2048. Words in blue are defined on page 32. 13Original publisher: Baltimore, Md.: Centers for Medicare aamp; Medicaid Services, .
|Title||:||Guide to Choosing a Medicare-Approved Drug Discount Card|
|Publisher||:||Books LLC - 2011-10|