Medicare Improvements for Patients and Providers (MIPPA)


The Medicare Improvements for Patients and Providers Act (MIPPA) expands, extends and enhances outreach efforts to beneficiaries on Medicare Part D and for those with limited income. The State Health Insurance Program (SHIP), the Area Agencies on Aging (AAA) and the Aging and Disability Resource Centers (ADRC) are coordinating efforts to provide outreach to Texas beneficiaries with limited incomes statewide, and for general Part D outreach and assistance to beneficiaries in rural areas.



Part D – Prescription drug plans


Medicare offers prescription drug options run by Medicare-approved private insurance companies.


Get help with prescription drugs


Medicare Part D helps cover the cost of prescription drugs and may help lower your expenses and protect against higher costs in the future.


To get Medicare prescription drug coverage, you must join a plan run by an insurance company or another private company approved by Medicare. Each plan can vary in cost and drug coverage.


Things to consider when looking for a plan are:

  • Cost
  • Coverage
  • Convenience
  • Customer service

For more information and assistance :  Contact 1-855-937-2372

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