WellCare Classic for Georgia Seniors

WellCare WellCare Classic (PDP) Medicare Drug Plan for qualified Georgia residents.
Medicare Quality Rating:This Medicare drug plan has an average rating of 3.0
Your Monthly Cost:
Your Pharmacy Co-Pay:$0.00
Starting Coverage Limit:$2,850.00
By Mail Order:Yes
Gap Coverage:No Gap Coverage
Low Income Subsidy:Yes
Formulary Drugs:2844
Plan ID:S5967-147
Plan Year:2014
Medicare Approved for: GA Residents
Plan Type:Regional

Medicare Prescription Drug Plan Summary

WellCare Classic Georgia Medicare Part D Plan S5967-147-GAWellCare Classic is a 2014 Medicare Prescription Drug Plan (Part D) for beneficiaries living in Georgia.

The monthly premium for this plan is $18.60 ($223.20 annually), and the annual deductible is $0.00. With a zero dollar deductible you have first dollar coverage. Many plans have a policy deductible that must be paid in full prior to receiving prescription coverage assistance.

WellCare's formulary ID for this plan is 00014171, and it features 2844 FDA approved medications.

There are two situations will change the amount you pay for you drug plan in Georgia. If are a low income beneficiary and qualify for Extra Help your premium could be less. Also, if you have a premium penalty due to late entry, your premium will be higher.

Compare plans for best prices on your prescriptions. Here are a few Part D Plans we thin you should see:

WellCare Classic Initial Coverage

ICP - the Initial Coverage Phase - is where you share the cost of your prescriptions with your insurance company. You and the carrier each pay your share until you hit the Initial Coverage Limit (ICL). In 2013, the ICL is $2,850. This number is adjusted each year. No deductible means your initial coverage phase begins immediately.

All medications are organized into one of several tiers within the insurance carrier's drug formulary. Carriers use the formulary tiers to manage cost-sharing. Formulary tiers are not the same from plan to pan. Insurance carriers assign drugs to the tier tha's best for them.

The pharmacy co-pay with the WellCare Classic plan in Georgia is tiered as follows:

Tier  Co-Pay AmountMedications in Tier
1$0.00281 Preferred Generics
2$11.00953 Non-Preferred Generics
3$40.00780 Preferred Brand Drugs
4$90.00510 Non-Preferred Brand Drugs
533%320 Specialty Drugs

2014 Medicare Part D Donut Hole

The Initial Coverage Limit (ICL) is $2,850.00. The prescription drug Coverage Gap (aka, "Donut Hole") is the coverage phase where you must pay all of your medication costs. When you reach the donut hole with the WellCare Classic plan all depends on your prescriptions. The Gap Coverage with this policy: No Gap Coverage

Low Income Subsidy

This Part D plan qualifies for the full LIS benefit ($0.00 monthly premium) for seniors with low income subsidy.

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