I have multiple medical and prescription drug plans through different employers. How is it determined how much each plan pays and how much I pay?FAQs Cagegory: Medicare. Part D. */ ?>
Coordinating benefits between multiple plans follows standard nationally recognized rules for Coordination of Benefits. When Medicare is involved, the rules have been set by federal legislation which dictates when Medicare is the primary or secondary payer. Whether one plan is primary or secondary depends on the insured’s status and type of plan such as active employee or retiree; insured subscriber or dependent; Medicare or non-Medicare.