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Extra Help Prescription Costs
HealthChoice SilverScript Medicare Supplement Plans - Extra Help Paying for Prescription Costs
Medicare Low Income Subsidy Information
People with limited incomes may get Extra Help from Medicare, known as the Low-Income Subsidy, paying for prescription drug costs, including premiums, deductibles and copays. To learn more or apply, call Social Security toll-free at 1-800-772-1213. TTY users call toll-free 1-800-325-0778. More information is also available at socialsecurity.gov. You can also call Medicare toll-free at 1-800-MEDICARE (1-800-633-4227). TTY users call toll-free 1-877-486-2048.
After you apply for Extra Help, you will get a letter letting you know whether or not you qualify and what you need to do next. You may receive full or partial help depending on your income, family size and resources. Be aware that if you qualify for Extra Help, some of the information in this handbook will not apply to you.