AARP MedicareRx Saver Plus PDP for Florida Seniors
|Initial Coverage Limit:||$2,850.00|
|Pharmacy Mail Order:||Yes|
|Gap Coverage:||No Gap Coverage|
|Low Income Subsidy:||Yes|
|PDP ID No:||S5921-356|
|Approved by CMS for:||FL Residents|
|Rx Plan Type:||National|
2014 Medicare Prescription Drug Plan Overview
AARP MedicareRx Saver Plus (PDP) is an approved Medicare Prescription Drug Plan for Florida seniors.
The annual premium is $252.00 ($21.00 monthly), and it carries a $310.00 deductible on all prescribed medications. This year the maximum Part D deductible is $310. That's down $15 from last year.
The UnitedHealthcare formulary ID for this plan is 00014407, and it features 3219 FDA approved medications.
For all Florida seniors with Medicare benefits, there are two situations will change the amount you pay for you drug plan. First, if you qualify for the Extra Help program your premium may be lower. Second, if a premium penalty has been imposed on you for late entry, your premium will be a bit higher.
Here are a few Part D Plans that compare with AARP MedicareRx Saver Plus:
- Express Scripts Medicare - Value at $68.70 per month for Florida Seniors
- Express Scripts Medicare - Choice at $78.80 per month for Florida Seniors
- First Health Part D Premier Plus at $97.80 per month for Florida Seniors
AARP MedicareRx Saver Plus Initial Coverage
ICP - the Initial Coverage Phase - is where you share the cost of your prescriptions with your insurance company. You and the carrier each pay your share until you hit the Initial Coverage Limit (ICL). In 2014, the ICL is $2,850. This number is adjusted each year. This plan has a deductible that you must pay before ICP cost-sharing ICP begins.
All prescription drugs fall into one of several tiers within the insurance carrier's drug formulary. Carriers use the formulary tiers to manage cost-sharing. Be aware that tiers are not standardized. In other words, carriers assign drugs to the tier they deem most suitable.
The pharmacy co-pay with the AARP MedicareRx Saver Plus (PDP) plan in Florida is tiered as follows:
|Tier||Co-Pay Amount||Medications in Tier|
|1||$1.00||60 Preferred Generics|
|2||$2.00||941 Non-Preferred Generics|
|3||$25.00||925 Preferred Brand Drugs|
|4||$45.00||736 Non-Preferred Brand Drugs|
|5||25%||557 Specialty Drugs|
The Initial Coverage Limit (ICL) is $2,850.00. This drug plan offers the full LIS benefit ($0.00 monthly premium) for seniors with Medicare benefits.
AARP MedicareRx Saver Plus (PDP) 2014 Coverage Gap
The prescription drug Coverage Gap (aka, "Donut Hole") is the coverage phase where you must pay all of your medication costs. You can learn more about costs in the donut hole by reading What is the Medicare Part D Donut Hole? When you reach the donut hole with the AARP MedicareRx Saver Plus (PDP) plan all depends on your prescriptions.
The Gap Coverage with this policy: No Gap Coverage
Nation wide, the number of seniors using the AARP MedicareRx Saver Plus policy is 0. In region 11 (your region) there are approximately 0 people with this policy (based on 2011 CMS statistics).
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