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Prescription Drug

Medicare Part D Prescription Drug Coverage

  • • Humana and other private companies approved by Medicare offer Medicare Part D plans
  • • You may be able to get Medicare Part D coverage even if you haven’t had prescription drug coverage in the past; late enrollment penalties may apply
  • • Prescription drug coverage is an option available to everyone entitled to Medicare Part A and/or enrolled in Part B
  • • If you’re already enrolled in a Medicare Advantage plan that includes drug coverage (MAPD), you don’t have to take any action; you’ll be enrolled in a new prescription drug plan automatically when your plan renews
  • • You can only be enrolled in one Medicare Part D plan at a time

To get Medicare prescription drug coverage, you must

Have Medicare Part A and/or Part B


Live in the plan’s service area


Enroll in a Medicare approved prescription drug plan (PDP) or Medicare Advantage with prescription drug (MAPD) plan offered by a Medicare Advantage organization

How to get Medicare prescription drug coverage

You can get Medicare prescription drug coverage several ways

  • A stand-alone prescription drug plan (PDP)
    • • You can use a stand-alone PDP with Original Medicare or with Original Medicare plus a Medicare supplement (Medigap) plan
    • • You can use a stand-alone PDP plan with a private-fee-for-service (PFFS) plan that doesn’t contain drug coverage
    • • You can add a stand-alone PDP to Medicare Cost plans, PFFS and MSA plans.
  • As a part of a Medicare Advantage plan – also referred to as Medicare Advantage + prescription drugs (MAPD) plan
  • As a part of your retiree benefit package, if available from your former employer or union

Wherever you are, we’re there for you

In most areas, Humana offers three stand-alone prescription drug plans

  • Each plan meets the requirements set down by Medicare
  • Plan availability and benefits will vary by region
  • Each offers more than 60,000 in-network pharmacies nationwide
    • – Including more than 20,000 independent pharmacies, so you’re likely to find one near you