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Medicare Prescription Drug Plans

Medicare prescription drug plans (Medicare Part D) help cover the cost of your prescription drugs.

Medicare prescription drug plans. A simple way to get prescription drug coverage.
Original Medicare Parts A and B doesn't include prescription drug coverage. And you don't automatically get prescription drug coverage when you sign up for Medicare. Some Medicare Advantage plans include prescription drug coverage. But you can also get Part D drug coverage in a standalone Medicare prescription drug plan.

Two types of plans. Two simple ways to get prescription drug coverage.
The AARP�� MedicareRx Plans insured through UnitedHealthcare offer two types of prescription drug plans (PDPs):

  • $0 deductible plans2 to help you save money from your first prescription fill
  • $360 deductible plans that can give you peace of mind even if your health changes.

All plans include coverage for thousands of commonly used generic and brand name prescription drugs, but offer slightly different coverage and drug lists. You can take advantage of members-only savings by filling your prescriptions at a pharmacy in the Preferred Retail Pharmacy Network, including these retail locations:

 

 

Find a preferred retail pharmacy near you1

And when you choose the convenience of home delivery from OptumRx��, you could enjoy $0 co-pays for a 90-day supply of Tier 1 and 2 medications.3

 

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Plan benefit highlights.

The plan that's best for you will depend on which prescription drugs you take. When comparing Part D plans, be sure to check that your drugs are covered and consider all plan costs, such as the annual deductible, monthly premiums and drug co-pays. The chart below provides an overview of the 2016 AARP MedicareRx Plans. To find the plans available in your area, enter your ZIP code in the area above.

 

  2016 AARP MedicareRx Saver Plus (PDP) 2016 AARP MedicareRx Preferred (PDP)
At a Glance Coverage for the most commonly used prescription drugs. Good value with robust drug coverage.
Annual
Deductible   
$360 $02
Drug List    Includes most generic drugs and many commonly used brand name drugs covered by Medicare Part D. Includes most generic and commonly used brand name drugs covered by Medicare Part D.
Coverage Gap You pay no more than 58% of the total cost for generic drugs or 45% of the total cost for brand name drugs, for any drug tier during the coverage gap. You pay no more than 58% of the total cost for generic drugs or 45% of the total cost for brand name drugs, for any drug tier during the coverage gap.
Preferred Retail Pharmacy Network    Co-pays as low as $13 when you fill your prescription with the Preferred Retail Pharmacy Network1. Co-pays as low as $2 when you fill your prescription  with the Preferred Retail Pharmacy Network1.
OptumRx�� Home Delivery Includes $0 for a 90-day supply of Tier 1 or Tier 2 medications (typically generic drugs). Includes $0 for a 90-day supply of Tier 1 or Tier 2 medications (typically generic drugs)4.
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1Not all plans available in all areas. Member may use any pharmacy in the network but may not receive preferred retail pharmacy pricing. Pharmacies in the Preferred Retail Pharmacy Network may not be available in all areas. Co-pays apply after deductible.

The Preferred Retail Pharmacy Network is not available for the AARP MedicareRx Preferred (PDP) plan in the following territories: Guam, American Samoa, U.S. Virgin Islands and Northern Mariana Islands.

2The 2016 AARP MedicareRx Preferred (PDP) plan will have a $360 deductible in the following territories: Guam, American Samoa, U.S. Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico and Northern Mariana Islands.

3$1 co-pay applies to Tier 1 preferred retail pharmacy prescriptions. Co-pays may vary by state.

4OptumRx home delivery is not available for the 2016 AARP MedicareRx Preferred (PDP) plan in the following territories: Guam, American Samoa, U.S. Virgin Islands or Northern Mariana Islands. Co-pays apply after deductible.

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Medicare Prescription Drug Plans

Medicare prescription drug plans are also known as Medicare Part D. Medicare Part D is a government program that helps cover the cost of most prescription drugs and is available to those eligible for Medicare. Original Medicare Parts A and B does not include prescription drug coverage. Part D is different from Medicare Parts A and B. You’re not automatically enrolled in Part D. To get Part D drug coverage, you must enroll in a plan through a private insurance company like UnitedHealthcare®.

The AARP® MedicareRx Plans insured through UnitedHealthcare offer $0 deductible plans to help you save money, as well as a low-premium plan for peace of mind. While all plans include thousands of prescription drugs, they offer slightly different coverage and different drug lists. They provide a large standard pharmacy network with more than 65,000 locations, and a Preferred Mail Service Pharmacy that offers additional savings and convenience.1

Why pay more? Get healthy savings you deserve.

Save money on your prescription drugs at preferred retail pharmacies near you.

UnitedHealthcare members can save more money on thousands of prescription drugs through our Preferred Retail Pharmacy Network. We've worked with many retail pharmacies in your area to help you save money on your prescription co-pays.

Best of all, switching to a preferred retail pharmacy is easy. Simply take your existing prescriptions to a preferred retail pharmacy and they can help you switch, any day of the year.

Find a preferred retail pharmacy near you 1

Plan benefit highlights.

The plan that's best for you will depend on which prescription drugs you take. When comparing Part D plans, be sure to check that your drugs are covered and consider all plan costs, such as the annual deductible, monthly premiums and drug co-pays. The chart below provides an overview of the 2015 AARP MedicareRx Plans. To find the plans available in your area, enter your ZIP code in the area on the right of this page.

  • 2015 AARP MedicareRx
    Saver Plus (PDP)

  • 2015 AARP MedicareRx
    Preferred (PDP)

At a Glance:

Low premium, plus coverage for the most commonly used prescription drugs.

Good value with robust drug coverage.

Annual DeductibleHelp tool tip

$320

$02

Drug ListHelp tool tip

Includes most generic drugs and many commonly used brand name drugs covered by Medicare Part D.

Includes nearly all generic drugs and most commonly used brand name drugs covered by Medicare Part D .

You pay no more than 65% of the total cost for generic drugs or 45% of the total cost for brand name drugs, for any drug tier during the coverage gap.

You pay no more than 65% of the total cost for generic drugs or 45% of the total cost for brand name drugs, for any drug tier during the coverage gap.

Preferred Retail
Pharmacy Network

Co-pays as low as $11 when you fill your prescription at a preferred retail pharmacy.

Co-pays as low as $2 when you fill your prescription at a preferred retail pharmacy.

Preferred Mail
Service Pharmacy

Includes $0 for a three-month supply4 of Tier 1 maintenance medications5 (typically preferred generic drugs).

Includes $0 for a three-month supply4 of Tier 1 maintenance medications5 (typically preferred generic drugs).

New to Medicare

Learn more about Medicare Part D prescription drugs plans and if you are eligible to enroll.

See if a Medicare prescription drug plan may be right for you

How Medicare Works

Understanding Medicare plans can be complicated. Learn how Medicare works to help you decide whether you need a prescription drug plan.

Get more information about Medicare Part D plans

Learn how the parts of Medicare work together

Learn about switching plans

1 Not all plans available in all areas. Member may use any pharmacy in the network but may not receive preferred retail pharmacy pricing. Pharmacies in the Preferred Retail Pharmacy Network may not be available in all areas. Co-pays apply after deductible.

The Preferred Retail Pharmacy Network and Preferred Mail Service Pharmacy are not available for the AARP MedicareRx Preferred (PDP) plan in the following territories: Guam, American Samoa, U. S. Virgin Islands and Northern Mariana Islands.

2The 2015 AARP MedicareRx Preferred (PDP) plan will have a $320 deductible in the following territories: American Samoa, Northern Mariana Islands.

3$1 co-pay applies to Tier 1 preferred retail pharmacy prescriptions. Co-pays may vary by state.

4 Savings apply during the initial coverage period, which begins after the payment of your required deductible (if any) and ends when the total cost of your drugs (paid by UnitedHealthcare, you and others) reaches $2,960.

5 Maintenance medications are typically those drugs you take on a regular basis for a chronic or long-term condition.

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Medicare Prescription Drug Plans

Medicare prescription drug plans (Medicare Part D) help cover the cost of your prescription drugs.

Medicare prescription drug plans. A simple way to get prescription drug coverage.
Original Medicare Parts A and B doesn't include prescription drug coverage. And you don't automatically get prescription drug coverage when you sign up for Medicare. Some Medicare Advantage plans include prescription drug coverage. But you can also get Part D drug coverage in a standalone Medicare prescription drug plan.

Two types of plans. Two simple ways to get prescription drug coverage.
The AARP�� MedicareRx Plans insured through UnitedHealthcare offer two types of prescription drug plans (PDPs):

  • $0 deductible plans2 to help you save money from your first prescription fill
  • $360 deductible plans that can give you peace of mind even if your health changes.

All plans include coverage for thousands of commonly used generic and brand name prescription drugs, but offer slightly different coverage and drug lists. You can take advantage of members-only savings by filling your prescriptions at a pharmacy in the Preferred Retail Pharmacy Network, including these retail locations:

 

 

Find a preferred retail pharmacy near you1

And when you choose the convenience of home delivery from OptumRx��, you could enjoy $0 co-pays for a 90-day supply of Tier 1 and 2 medications.3

 

Find Medicare Prescription Drug Plans (Medicare Part D Plans) in Your Area

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Plan benefit highlights.

The plan that's best for you will depend on which prescription drugs you take. When comparing Part D plans, be sure to check that your drugs are covered and consider all plan costs, such as the annual deductible, monthly premiums and drug co-pays. The chart below provides an overview of the 2016 AARP MedicareRx Plans. To find the plans available in your area, enter your ZIP code in the area above.

 

  2016 AARP MedicareRx Saver Plus (PDP) 2016 AARP MedicareRx Preferred (PDP)
At a Glance Coverage for the most commonly used prescription drugs. Good value with robust drug coverage.
Annual
Deductible   
$360 $02
Drug List    Includes most generic drugs and many commonly used brand name drugs covered by Medicare Part D. Includes most generic and commonly used brand name drugs covered by Medicare Part D.
Coverage Gap You pay no more than 58% of the total cost for generic drugs or 45% of the total cost for brand name drugs, for any drug tier during the coverage gap. You pay no more than 58% of the total cost for generic drugs or 45% of the total cost for brand name drugs, for any drug tier during the coverage gap.
Preferred Retail Pharmacy Network    Co-pays as low as $13 when you fill your prescription with the Preferred Retail Pharmacy Network1. Co-pays as low as $2 when you fill your prescription  with the Preferred Retail Pharmacy Network1.
OptumRx�� Home Delivery Includes $0 for a 90-day supply of Tier 1 or Tier 2 medications (typically generic drugs). Includes $0 for a 90-day supply of Tier 1 or Tier 2 medications (typically generic drugs)4.
Get more information about Medicare Part D plans

New to Medicare

Learn more about Medicare Part D prescription drugs plans and if you are eligible to enroll.

See if a Medicare prescription drug plan may be right for you

How Medicare Works

Understanding Medicare plans can be complicated. Learn how Medicare works to help you decide whether you need a prescription drug plan.

Get more information about Medicare Part D plans

Learn how the parts of Medicare work together

Learn about switching plans

1Not all plans available in all areas. Member may use any pharmacy in the network but may not receive preferred retail pharmacy pricing. Pharmacies in the Preferred Retail Pharmacy Network may not be available in all areas. Co-pays apply after deductible.

The Preferred Retail Pharmacy Network is not available for the AARP MedicareRx Preferred (PDP) plan in the following territories: Guam, American Samoa, U.S. Virgin Islands and Northern Mariana Islands.

2The 2016 AARP MedicareRx Preferred (PDP) plan will have a $360 deductible in the following territories: Guam, American Samoa, U.S. Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico and Northern Mariana Islands.

3$1 co-pay applies to Tier 1 preferred retail pharmacy prescriptions. Co-pays may vary by state.

4OptumRx home delivery is not available for the 2016 AARP MedicareRx Preferred (PDP) plan in the following territories: Guam, American Samoa, U.S. Virgin Islands or Northern Mariana Islands. Co-pays apply after deductible.

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