How will these changes affect me?
New EPIC rules are effective July 1, 2007, so it’s important to
know now how these changes might affect you or your loved ones.
All EPIC enrollees must join a Medicare Part D drug
plan. For seniors who do not contact EPIC to choose a plan, EPIC
will enroll them in the plan best suited to their coverage needs.
EPIC will cover drugs excluded by the Medicare Part
D drug plan and all expenses that fall within the Medicare
Part D coverage gap.
For seniors enrolled in the EPIC fee plan and
Medicare Part D, EPIC will pay up to $24.45 for Part D
premiums and reduce drug co-pays. Enrollees pay the EPIC
fee (waived if they have full Extra Help) and a portion of
every prescription filled.
Seniors enrolled in the EPIC deductible plan and
Medicare Part D will pay reduced deductibles and drug
co-pays. Enrollees pay the planís premium, the reduced
deductible and a portion of every prescription
Whether you’re enrolled in the fee or deductible plan,
show your EPIC card at the pharmacy and the prescription prices
will be adjusted to the following EPIC rates: