Medicare Plan D, D should stand for dumbfounded because that's what it leaves people trying to apply for it.
The idea is great; provide prescription drug coverage for seniors. But the language and the forms are so hard to decipher. Experts say it's leading to big headaches for seniors and pharmacists.
If you have already joined, when you visit the pharmacist, call before to ask what info they'll need, and see if they have some extra time to help.
The government has set up a Web site to help: http://www.medicare.gov
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