When did medicare part c start?

Answer The Balanced Budget Act of 1997 started Medicare Part C, or advantage plans. For a small monthly fee, these plans offer additional medical benefits beyond the traditional Medicare program, such as ... Read More »

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When was Medicare Part D introduced?

Medicare Part D, the prescription drug benefit of Medicare, was introduced on December 8, 2003 and went into effect on January 1, 2006. Although part of Medicare, Medicare Part D benefits are provi... Read More »

When can you enroll in Medicare part D?

Those who are eligible can enroll during their initial enrollment period, which is the seven months surrounding their eligibility month (three months before, the month itself and the three months f... Read More »

When was the initial enrollment for Medicare Part D?

The initial enrollment period for Medicare Part D, the federal prescription drug program, was from Nov. 15, 2005, to May 15, 2006, for those who were currently Part D eligible or who would become P... Read More »

When did Medicare Part D take effect?

The Medicare Prescription Drug, Improvement, and Modernization Act of 2003 (MMA), or Medicare Part D, as it is commonly referred to, became effective January 1, 2006, according to the U.S. Departme... Read More »