Shorthand for Medicare Part D, the Medicare prescription drug program
Optional Medicare Prescription Drug Plan that provides prescription drug coverage through private companies and organizations. You may choose any of the Medicare-approved drug plans (or Medicare Advantage HMO, PPO or PFFS plans) that offer drug coverage in your area
Medicare Part D, under the Social Security Act, provides a voluntary prescription drug benefit. In general, Medicare Part A covers hospital services, Part B covers physician services, and Part C covers comprehensive managed care program.
The voluntary Prescription Drug Benefit Program. (For ease of reference, we will refer to the new prescription drug benefit program as Part D.)
The part of Medicare that will provide prescription drug coverage starting in January 2006. The benefit will be provided by provided companies. People who enroll in Part D will pay a monthly premium in addition to their Part B premium.
The part of the Medicare program that provides prescription drug coverage.