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If you are eligible for a Medicare-approved drug discount card, you can save between 11%-18% on many brand name drugs and even more on generic drugs. This benefit is available to you regardless of your income, and has no effect on your existing coverage. You may have to pay up to $30 annually for a drug card.

If you have limited income, you will not have to pay any annual enrollment fee, and you may also be eligible for an additional $600 credit to help you pay for prescriptions.

Even if you don’t qualify for the $600 credit, you can still receive the drug discount card and save money on your prescriptions.

Some Medicare-approved drug discount card sponsors have special arrangements with manufacturers to offer free or low cost medications (which may be important if you have low income). Read more about these special arrangements.

Review Frequently Asked Questions about Drug Card Benefits.


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