After you pay your plan's
(if your plan has one), the amount you pay for each prescription is either:
- A . With a copayment, you pay a set amount (like $10) for all drugs on a tier. You may pay a lower copayment for generic drugs than brand-name drugs.
- . With coinsurance, you pay a percentage of the cost (like 25%) of the drug.
Some Medicare Prescription Drug Plans have levels or "
" of copayments/coinsurance, with different costs for different types of drugs.