Many beneficiaries are asking what they can be doing right now to prepare, ... Make a checklist. Write down the names of the drugs you take, the dosages and frequency. Write down the pharmacies you like to use. And write down what kind of prescription drug coverage you already have, if you have any. When beneficiaries start comparing plans in October, they can choose a plan that covers the drugs they take, supplies them through the pharmacy or mail order they prefer, and they can select a plan that fits their budget.