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Good to know:
What does “PAP” mean? Patient Assistance Program.
What is a Patient Assistance Program? A program sponsored by drug companies, Doctors, patient advocacy organizations and civil groups to provide low-income, uninsured underinsured patients get free or low cost brand-name medication.
Types of Medicare plans:
Medicare Part A- Covers inpatient hospital care
Medicare Part B- Offers help with co-payments and deductibles. Outpatient care, doctor and other medical services.
Medicare Part C- Medicare Advantage Plan, offered by private companies. Same coverage as Med A and B and may also provide Part D drug coverage
Medicare Part D- Prescription Drug Coverage. This is optional with a monthly premium.
Medicare Supplemental-Health insurance sold by private companies to fill in the gaps of the original Medicare Plan.