Extra Help, also called Low-Income Subsidy (LIS), is a Medicare program created to help people with limited income and resources pay for their Medicare prescription drugs, premiums, deductibles, co-payments and coinsurance. Additionally, those who qualify will not have a coverage gap or late enrollment penalty.
To see if you qualify, call:
- The Social Security Office at 1-800-772-1213 between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m., Monday through Friday. TTY users should call 1-800-325-0778.
- Your state Medicaid office.
View valid evidence of low-income eligibility (Best Available Evidence, BAE).Get more information on Best Available Evidence (BAE) from Medicare.