Prescription Advantage - Prescription Advantage is a prescription drug insurance program for all Massachusetts residents age 65 and over, and younger, low-income individuals with disabilities. Prescription Advantage was created by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and is administered by the Massachusetts Executive Office of Elder Affairs.
Elders in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts may enroll in Prescription Advantage between their 65th and 66th birthdays. Individuals wishing to enroll after that age must wait for an open enrollment period.
Information about enrollment costs, benefits and other prescription drug questions can be obtained by calling Prescription Advantage customer service at 1800-AGE-INFO (1-800-243-4636), by TTY at 1-877-610-0241, or by calling Elder Services of Berkshire County SHINE Program at 1-800-544-5242
For further information on health insurance questions, please look at the SHINE (Serving Health Information Needs of Elders) web page.
Source: (SHINE Program Fact Sheet #4: Programs That Help You Buy Prescription Drugs Revised February 2003 )