Part D Extra Help

My Advocate Helps Save money, engage with your community, and improve your health. Take advantage of the different programs in your area. My advocate makes it easy to find programs that fit your life.

My health plan doesn’t work with My Advocate. Can you still help me?

Yes! You can still Sign Up to find money savings programs for which you may qualify.

Medicare & You 10050 Page 95

CA Health Advocates.org on LIS

Hi Cap Medicare Counseling ca health advocates.org/hicap/

Federal Poverty Level Chart

CMS.gov LIS Outreach Toolkit

4 Ways to Help Lower your Medicare Prescription Drug Costs # 11417
LA Times 8.10.2014 Tips to save $$$

Jewish Free Loan Assoc.

LIS – Low Income Subsidy?  Extra Help
What help can I receive if I can’t afford all my Prescriptions?

The Low-Income Subsidy (LIS) program helps pay for a portion of Part D prescription drug plan costs, including Part D premiums, deductibles and copayments. Depending on your income and assets, you may qualify for the full subsidy or a partial subsidy. All beneficiaries who qualify for the LIS program are permitted to change Part D plans once a month at anytime during the year. CA Health Care Advocates The full Low-Income Subsidy (LIS) program covers the premium and deductible of benchmark plans. This means you do not pay a premium or deductible if you receive the full LIS benefit and enroll in a benchmark plan. You are, however, still responsible for copayments of $2.95-$7.40 for each covered prescription. CA Health Care Advocates

The Social Security LIS Extra Help is estimated to be worth about $4,000 per year. To qualify for the Extra Help, a person must be receiving Medicare, have limited resources and income, and reside in one of the 50 States or the District of Columbia.

SSA.Gov Prescription Help

What help can I receive?

Medicare beneficiaries can qualify for Extra Help with their Medicare prescription drug plan costs. The Extra Help is estimated to be worth about $4,000 per year. To qualify for the Extra Help, a person must be receiving Medicare, have limited resources and income, and reside in one of the 50 States or the District of Columbia.

Apply for Extra Help With Medicare Prescription Drug Plan Costs

Trouble Paying Rx Prescription Drugs # 11318?

Publication # 10525  Apply for ONLINE Extra Help with Medicare Rx Costs

Understanding Extra Help Publication # 10508

To qualify for Extra Help:

• You must reside in one of the 50 states or the District of Columbia;
• Your resources must be limited to $14,100 for an individual or $28,150 for a married couple living together.

Resources include such things as bank accounts, stocks, and bonds. We do not count your home, car, or any life insurance policy as resources; and

• Your annual income must be limited to $18,210 for an individual or $24,690 for a married couple living together. Even if your annual income is higher, you still may be able to get some help.

Some examples where you may have higher income and still qualify for Extra Help include if you or your spouse:

—Support other family members who live with you;
—Have earnings from work; or
—Live in Alaska or Hawaii.  Publication 10525 *

Medicare and You 2020 #10050  
Everything you want to know 

Different Parts of Medicare - Video

A = Hospital
B = Doctor Visits - Out Patient
C = Medicare Advantage or Medi Gap
D = Part D Rx

Understanding your Medicare Choices
Medi Gap vs Medicare Advantage

Topics

How to sign up for Parts A & B
Is  your test, service, or item covered?
Original Medicare Parts A & B
Medicare Advantage Plans & Part D Rx
Supplement Insurance (Medigap)
Low Income Help  LIS
Definitions


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