Find 2018 Medicare Part D (Prescription Drug) Plans in Georgia

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Georgia Part D Plans

How to get drug coverage?

Medicare beneficiaries can obtain prescription drug coverage by enrolling in a Medicare stand alone prescription drug plan (Part D) or by enrolling in a Medicare Advantage plan (Part C) with a drug component.

Enrollment in 2016

In 2016, 622,141 enrolled in a Stand Alone Georgia Prescription Drug Plan and 506,114 enrolled in an Georgia Medicare Advantage Plan with prescription drug coverage.

Costs for Medicare drug coverage

Medicare drug plans cover a portion of all covered prescription drug costs after the enrollee has paid their annual drug deductible. However an enrollee’s actual drug costs will depend on their drug plan’s cost-sharing requirements for each drug tier, whether they use a preferred pharmacy in the plan’s network, whether their drugs are listed in the plan’s formulary (and if so, the tier in which the drugs are listed), and whether the enrollee is eligible for income-based subsidies.

Georgia 2017 Medicare Part D Plans at a glance

Using CMS data HealthPocket found that:

  • The average monthly premium for a 2017 Medicare prescription drug plan in Georgia is $54.30, 2.02% higher than the national average of $53.22. The lowest available Medicare Part D monthly premium in the state of Georgia in 2017 is $14.60.
  • The maximum possible annual drug deductible in any 2017 Medicare drug plan is $400, but in Georgia the average annual drug deductible for Medicare Part D plans is $217.38. 42.86% of Medicare Part D insurance plans in Georgia have a $0 annual drug deductible.

To assist seniors in choosing Medicare plans, CMS assigns star ratings to Medicare Part D plans each year based on customer service, member complaints, member satisfaction, patient safety, and drug pricing. Ratings range from 1 star (a poor plan) to 5 stars (an excellent plan).

  • The average CMS star rating assigned to Medicare Part D insurance plans in Georgia was 3.4 stars in 2017.
  • Among Georgia's 2017 Medicare prescription drug plans with CMS star ratings:
    • 33.33% earned a score of 4 or 4.5 stars
    • 42.86% earned a score of 3 or 3.5 stars
    • 19.05% earned a score of 2.5 stars
    • 4.76% of plans are “Not enough data available”.

Sources:

Medicare Enrollment Dashboard:

https://www.cms.gov/Research-Statistics-Data-and-Systems/Statistics-Trends-and-Reports/CMSProgramStatistics/Dashboard.html

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Georgia Medicare Part D Insurance Companies

There are 17 Part D insurance providers that offer affordable and comprehensive Part D insurance in Georgia. Of these, the companies that offer the largest variety of plans to choose from are UnitedHealthcare, Medco Medicare, and Humana. In Georgia,. The following are all medicare insurance providers in Georgia:

Humana

3 Plans

WellCare

2 Plans

Cigna

2 Plans

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida

2 Plans

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama

2 Plans

Aetna

2 Plans

MERIT HEALTH INSURANCE COMPANY

1 Plans

2018 Best Medicare Part D Plans in Georgia

There are 33 medicare part d plans in Georgia. The following are the 10 highest rated part d plans in Georgia based on their CMS rating for the plan's overall quality.

Monthly CostPlan NameCMS Rating
from $19SilverScript - SilverScript Choice (PDP)
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from $22Medco Medicare - Express Scripts Medicare - Saver (PDP)
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from $35Medco Medicare - Express Scripts Medicare - Value (PDP)
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from $46SilverScript - SilverScript Plus (PDP)
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from $89UnitedHealthcare - AARP MedicareRx Preferred (PDP)
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from $95Medco Medicare - Express Scripts Medicare - Choice (PDP)
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from $17Aetna - Aetna Medicare Rx Select (PDP)
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from $20Humana - Humana Walmart Rx Plan (PDP)
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from $23Aetna - Aetna Medicare Rx Saver (PDP)
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from $25Humana - Humana Preferred Rx Plan (PDP)
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Best Georgia Part D Plans for patients with High Blood Pressure

The following are the 5 highest rated medicare part d plans in Georgia based on their CMS rating of the plan's medication adherence for hypertension.

Monthly CostPlan NameCMS Rating
from $74Members Health Insurance Company - Farm Bureau Select Rx (PDP)Not Rated
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from $46Members Health Insurance Company - Farm Bureau Essential Rx (PDP)Not Rated
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from $27Select Account - Basic Blue Rx (PDP)Not Rated
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from $63Cigna - Cigna-HealthSpring Rx Secure (PDP)
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from $62MERIT HEALTH INSURANCE COMPANY - Magellan Rx Medicare Basic (PDP)
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Best Georgia Part D Plans for patients with High Cholesterol

The following are the 5 highest rated medicare part d plans in Georgia based on their CMS rating of the plan's medication adherence for cholesterol.

Monthly CostPlan NameCMS Rating
from $74Members Health Insurance Company - Farm Bureau Select Rx (PDP)Not Rated
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from $46Members Health Insurance Company - Farm Bureau Essential Rx (PDP)Not Rated
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from $27Select Account - Basic Blue Rx (PDP)Not Rated
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from $63Cigna - Cigna-HealthSpring Rx Secure (PDP)
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from $62MERIT HEALTH INSURANCE COMPANY - Magellan Rx Medicare Basic (PDP)
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Best Georgia Part D Plans for patients with Diabetes

The following are the 5 highest rated medicare plans in Georgia based on their CMS rating for the plan's ability for diabetes treatment and the plan's medication adherence for oral diabetes medications.

Monthly CostPlan NameCMS Rating
from $74Members Health Insurance Company - Farm Bureau Select Rx (PDP)Not Rated
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from $46Members Health Insurance Company - Farm Bureau Essential Rx (PDP)Not Rated
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from $27Select Account - Basic Blue Rx (PDP)Not Rated
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from $63Cigna - Cigna-HealthSpring Rx Secure (PDP)
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from $62MERIT HEALTH INSURANCE COMPANY - Magellan Rx Medicare Basic (PDP)
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Most Popular Medicare Doctors in Georgia

The following are the most popular medicare doctors in Georgia based on the provider utilization and payment data published by the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services.

NameSpecialtyLocation
SurgeryGAINESVILLE, GA
SurgerySAVANNAH, GA
SurgeryGAINESVILLE, GA
Plastic SurgeryBRUNSWICK, GA
SurgeryTIFTON, GA
SurgeryNEWNAN, GA
Legal MedicineGAINESVILLE, GA
SurgeryMACON, GA
SurgeryROME, GA
RadiologyAUGUSTA, GA
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