Remember to Compare Medicare Part D Plans to Cut Costs

by David Ning · 3 comments

We discussed how people are altering their prescription drug intake in an effort to reduce Medicare Part D costs a couple weeks ago here, but Walgreens has put together an illustration on the findings of their study on the government prescription drug program to further drive home the point. What really strikes me is there are 31.5 million Americans currently enrolled in Medicare Part D and one in five of the respondents have made sacrifices due to prescription drug costs. That’s over 6 million people not taking their medication as prescribed because of costs reasons! Take a look at the info graphic yourself.

Walgreens Medicare Part D Study

What do you think of their findings?

If you are currently enrolled in a Medicare Part D plan, it’s wise to review your situation and compare Medicare part D plans that are out there. Depending on your prescriptions, you could save as much as 75%. I know this could take quite a bit of time, but the savings are huge so the exercise is definitely worth the effort.

Walgreens is really pushing the general public to look at their Medicare Part D plans to see if they are getting the biggest bang for their buck. Their You’re Worth Savings initiative is all about educating us on cost saving opportunities and how to get the most from their health plan. This post is part of their efforts and I’m compensated for writing this piece.

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  • ForryShaa says:

    A proper diet and exercise routine is the best medicine for future illness. Otherwise wha ever we pay in illness is the only price of not following proper diet and exercise… 😉

  • Swedish doctors recommend modified diet and more exercise, many doctors will not write out medicine, but give them a gym membership and instead have to start exercising more.

  • If it meant I could not buy food or take care of housing and utilities, I would skip my medication also. One thing you can try in some cases is to alter your diet and exercise routine.

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