How to Join a Medicare Drug Plan?

How to Join a Medicare Drug Plan

Once you choose a Medicare drug plan, you may be able to join by:

  • Enrolling on the plan’s Web site or on
  • Completing a paper application
  • Calling the plan
  • Calling 1-800-MEDICARE

When you join a Medicare drug plan, you’ll give your Medicare number and the date your Part A and/or Part B coverage started. This information is on your Medicare card.

Joining a Medicare Drug Plan May Affect Your Medicare Advantage Plan

If your Medicare Advantage Plan includes prescription drug coverage and you join a Medicare Prescription Drug Plan, you’ll be disenrolled from your Medicare Advantage Plan and returned to Original Medicare.