The Market Place offers insurance plans to those who are unemployed in the US. Also, you may qualify for state benefits based on income. You may also qualify for free or low-cost coverage through Medicaid ("Health Care Coverage Options for Unemployed").In the US, if you retire before you’re 65 and lose your job-based health plan when you do, you can use the Health Insurance Marketplace to buy a health insurance plan. Also, you can use your employer sponsored plan if they offer one. In Germany, when you retire, you get Germany Statutory Pension Insurance. In the US you can get prescription drug coverage through your employers’ insurance. Also, when you retire you can get prescription through Medicare. If you qualify for Medicaid, your prescriptions are covered. If you have no type of insurance, then you must pay out of pocket for prescriptions. In Germany,there are two types of prescription drug coverage. One is a freely available drugs that require no prescription. Second is a prescription only which requiresa prescription from a doctor. The prescription is taken to the pharmacy by the patient and the
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