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Medicare Part D is getting so co ...

Posted Nov 10 2008 4:22pm

Medicare Part D is getting so confusing and difficult to figure out, even the pharmacies are getting in to the education and assistance mode....if you can't find enough help on the web or on the CMS site, well here's 2 more places to look...gee this is almost like getting your taxes done anymore!  I hope the information is helpful as the last thing one needs now is to have conflicting opinions from 2 different sources, but I imagine we might hear some of that as well.  There's also the Medicare Bus that is making the rounds in different parts of the country to help. 

Why not just make things simple to avoid all of this extra overhead!   BD

WOONSOCKET, R.I., Nov. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- As Open Enrollment for Medicare Part D approaches, CVS/pharmacy offers resources to help seniors select the most appropriate and cost-effective Medicare prescription drug plan. CVS pharmacists have been trained on Medicare Part D plan changes, and are available to provide counsel to seniors based on their unique prescription history and predicted changes for 2008. An online Medicare Part D Plan Decision Tool is available at to help seniors compare plans based on their current or anticipated drug regimen.

"With so many seniors having access to lower cost Medicare Part D plans in 2008, we encourage all seniors -- even those already enrolled in a plan -- to review their options," said Dave Purdy, R.Ph., Vice President, Pharmacy Operations for CVS/pharmacy.

DEERFIELD, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Seniors are gearing up for the annual task of reviewing prescription Medicare Part D plans for the start of the open enrollment period tomorrow through Dec. 31. Again this year, Walgreens pharmacists will be one of the best resources for Medicare information, offering a free personalized report enhanced to make it even easier for seniors and caregivers to identify a plan that best fits their needs.

CVS/pharmacy Helps Seniors Navigate Medicare Part D Plan Changes

Walgreens Offers Support evaluating Medicare Part D Plans

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