The Medicare Modernization Act (MMA) is bringing Prescription Drug Coverage to Medicare beneficiaries. This prescription drug coverage is designed to help you pay for the prescriptions you need, and will be available to all people who qualify for Medicare.
You will be given at least two choices of drug plans in which to enroll, and will be provided with extra help to pay premiums if you qualify. Individuals who want more information about this coverage should click on the documents listed below
If you have questions or need assistance, please contact VDA.
- "Medicare Approves Plans to Offer Drug Coverage in Virginia" (.pdf)
- 2 pages, 74.5 KB.
- Stand-Alone Prescription Drug Plan Organizations
- , 1 page, 45.6 KB.
- Medicare Advantage Prescription Drug Organizations
- 1 page, 40.5 KB.
- Stand-Alone Prescription Drug Plans Eligible to
Receive Auto-Enrolled Beneficiaries, (.pdf)
- 1 page, 9.77 KB.
- Medicare Prescription Drug Cost Estimator
- an online tool that provides people with Medicare with an example of potential
savings they can anticipate with Medicare prescription drug coverage.
- Medicare Prescription Drug Coverage Basics (.pdf)
8.5" x 11", 2 pages, 368 KB.
- Important Dates (.pdf)
- 11" x 8.5" (landscape orientation), 1 page, 58.5 KB.
- Your Plan Choices Will Depend on What Kind
of Coverage You Have Now (.pdf)
8.5" x 11", 2 pages, 34.9 KB.
- Quick Facts for People with Limited Income (.pdf)
8.5" x 11", 2 pages, 140 KB.
- How Much Help Will You Get? (.pdf)
11" x 8.5" (landscape orientation), 1 page, 69 KB.
- Do You Need Extra Help with Medicare Prescription
Drug Costs? (.pdf)
- 8.5" x 11", 2 pages, tri-fold brochure, 332 KB.
- Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services -
Regional Map and Contact Information ( .pdf)
8.5" x 11", 1 page, 116 KB.
- Social Security Administration (SSA)
- Information on Medicare Prescription Drug Coverage
- Extra Help
- A Social Security Administration program that helps qualified individuals with prescription drug costs
You may also receive help by calling Medicare's toll-free number 1-800-Medicare (1-800-633-4227), or by calling the Virginia Division for the Aging's nationwide toll-free number 1-800-552-3402. (If you have a hearing or speech impairment, use the free Va Relay telephone relay service by dialing 7-1-1.) Ask VDA for free assistance from a Virginia Insurance Counseling and Assistance Program (VICAP) Counselor in your area. Or, visit VDA's Links page for the addresses of additional web resources available to you.
View more information about prescription drug assistance programs not associated with Medicare.
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