Medicare : Extra Help
Extra Help, also called Low-Income Subsidy (LIS), is a Medicare program 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.
*Many people are eligible for these savings and don't even know it.
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.
See Extra Help (LIS) premium and cost-sharing amounts.
Learn how to submit your proof of eligibility for Prescription Drugs Extra Help:
View valid evidence of low income eligibility (Best Available Evidence).
Get more information on Best Available Evidence from Medicare.
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Last modified: 01/01/2015