Partnership aims to help Medicare recipients understand their RX benefits

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Answers on Aging®│Pharmacy Benefits, is a partnership of the National Association of Area Agencies on Aging (n4a) and Walgreens to educate Medicare beneficiaries on how to maximize their benefits to achieve better health outcomes and savings. 

The vast majority of Medicare beneficiaries do not understand or take full advantage of their Medicare prescription drug coverage. As a result, many people do not take their medications as they as they should.  This can have a negative impact on beneficiaries' physical and financial health.

Answers on Aging®│Pharmacy Benefits is an educational toolkit designed to help Medicare beneficiaries make the most of their prescription drug coverage, including tips on talking with doctors and pharmacists, and finding ways to lower prescription drug costs.  The educational toolkit contains materials and resources for Medicare counselors and Medicare consumers: