PAN new infographic spotlight: The importance of the safety net for Medicare Part D beneficiaries

Medication cost sharing for Medicare Part D beneficiaries can be difficult to understand. The infographic below helps explain medication cost sharing and illustrates the process through a patient example.

Having health insurance, such as Medicare Part D, does not mean that a patient has improved access to prescription medications. High out-of-pocket costs often present barriers to beginning and adhering to treatment.

In the infographic, PAN highlights a few strategies that can improve access to medications. One of these strategies is putting a “hard cap” on out-of-pocket costs once beneficiaries reach Part D’s catastrophic threshold. To learn more about cost sharing, click here.

Download the infographic here.

Infographic explaining the importance of The Safety Net for Medicare Part D Beneficiaries.