MEMPHIS, Tenn., Nov. 8, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Now through Dec. 7, fred's Pharmacy, the southeastern United States-based retail pharmacy chain, will offer free Medicare Part D plan comparisons and resources to those eligible at its 371 fred's Pharmacy locations.
"The most frequently asked questions about Medicare Part D are 'should I enroll' and 'what are the costs,'" said Tim Liebmann, chief operating officer, pharmacy, fred's Inc. "Our hometown pharmacists offer free and personalized Medicare Part D plan comparisons and are ready to assist individuals in selecting which plan is right for them, based on their current prescriptions." Local fred's pharmacists can also help individuals decide if they're currently in the right Medicare Part D plan, as the prescriptions covered, premiums, deductibles and annual out-of-pocket expenses can change annually. "You don't have to be a current fred's Pharmacy patient to benefit from this free Medicare Part D plan comparison and you can walk away knowing your options," concluded Liebmann. According to eHealth, patients who reviewed and switched their Medicare Part D plans saved an average of $898 per year. Medicare Part D prescription drug coverage covers both brand-name and generic drugs. For information on Medicare Part D, visit www.fredsmeds.com/prescription-center/medicare-information. fred's Pharmacy does not endorse any specific Medicare Part D plans.