the 2023 82nd Legislative session, Senate Bill (SB) 4 was passed which
introduced an opportunity for the state of Nevada to expand the coverage
options and population currently covered under the Senior and Disability Prescription
(SRx/DRx) Program. With the passage of SB4 the current SRx/DRx program will be
ending December 31, 2023, and the SRx/DRx Program will no longer cover subsides
up to $37/month of Medicare Part D monthly premiums.
Effective August 11, 2023 the SRx/DRx Program will no
longer accept applications.
Effective December 31, 2023 the SRx/DRx Program will end.
Effective January 1, 2024, all SRx/DRx Program members
will be responsible to pay the full amount of their Medicare Part D plan
you have any questions regarding the SRx/DRx Program benefits for the remainder
of 2023 please call the SRx/DRx Program 866-303-6323 option 2.
For unbiased FREE Medicare Counseling or to sign up for a Medicare Part D plan, please contact the (SHIP, SMP, & MIPPA services by calling 800-307-4444, emailing NevadaMAP@adsd.nv.gov, or visiting http://www.nevadacareconnection.org.
If you meet income and resource limits, you may qualify for other programs such as Extra Help or Medicaid to pay the costs of Medicare prescription drug coverage. To discuss your options, please contact the Nevada Medicare Assistance Program.