Average monthly premium for Medicare prescription drug plans from 2006 to 2019
(in U.S. dollars)
Average monthly premium costs for Medicare PDPs U.S. 2006-2019
This statistic depicts the average monthly cost for Medicare prescription drug plans in the U.S. from 2006 to 2019. According to the data, the average monthly cost has increased from 25.90 U.S. dollars in 2006 to 41.21 U.S. dollars in 2019.
Average monthly premium for Medicare prescription drug plans from 2006 to 2019
(in U.S. dollars)
Cost in U.S. dollars
2019*41.21
201840.57
201740.42
201639.04
201537.02
201437.52
201338.41
201237.67
201137.98
201037.01
200934.81
200829.96
200727.27
200625.9
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Sources

Release date

October 2018

Region

United States

Survey time period

2006 to 2018

Supplementary notes

PDP is prescription drug plan. 2018 and 2019 numbers weighted by September 2018 enrollment. All other years weighted by March enrollment each year. includes premiums for both basic and enhanced PDPs but not MA-PD plans; 2019 estimates assumes current PDP enrollees remain in their same plan and makes no assumptions about plan choices by new enrollees
* Projection.

Average monthly premium costs for Medicare PDPs U.S. 2006-2019
This statistic depicts the average monthly cost for Medicare prescription drug plans in the U.S. from 2006 to 2019. According to the data, the average monthly cost has increased from 25.90 U.S. dollars in 2006 to 41.21 U.S. dollars in 2019.
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