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Doctors who don’t accept assignment may charge you more than the Medicare approved
amount for a service, but they can’t charge more than 15% over the Medicare approved
amount for non-participating suppliers. This is called the “limiting charge.”
Medicare prescription drug coverage adds to your Medicare health care coverage Medicare prescription drug coverage (Part D) helps you pay for both brand-name and generic drugs.
What are my Medicare coverage choices?
There are 2 main ways to get your Medicare coverage—Original Medicare or a Medicare Advantage Plan. Use these steps to help you decide which way to get your coverage.
Who pays first if I have other health coverage?
If you have Medicare and other health coverage, each type of coverage is called a “payer.” When there’s more than one payer, “coordination of benefits” rules decide who pays first.