Episode 4

Medicare Part D


March 10th, 2020

15 mins 53 secs

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About this Episode

In this Mastering Medicare episode, Dr. Amy Schiffman and Dr. Alex Mohseni do a moderate dive into Medicare Part D. We discuss the following topics:

What is Part D Medicare
Opt in Part D
Premium calculation for Medicare Part D
What is the Medicare Donut Hole?
Medicare Part D Donut Hole
4 stages of Part D
Part D deductible stage: first $435
Part D initial coverage stage: first $4,020, up to 25% of cost of medication
Tiers of medications in Part D
Part D tier 1 medications
Part D stage 3: donut hole, 25% patient responsibility
Part D stage 4: catastrophic stage, copay

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