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Medicare Part D: A First Look at Part D Plan Offerings in 2013

This data spotlight examines the stand-alone Part D drug plan options available to Medicare beneficiaries in 2013 during the open enrollment period, which runs from October 15 to December 7, 2012.

The analysis is the first in a series of planned reports examining the private plan choices available to Medicare beneficiaries for 2013. It is authored by researchers at Georgetown University, the Kaiser Family Foundation and NORC at the University of Chicago.

A related fact sheet summarizes the plan options available by state.

NOTE: Originally released in October 2012, this data spotlight was updated in November 2012 to reflect revised data from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

Data Spotlight (.pdf)