- You must be a Rhode Island resident.
- You must be 65 years of age or older.
- Or adults receiving Social Security Disability (SSDI) payments.
- You must not be eligible for Medicaid.
- You must provide proof that your are enrolled in a Medicare Part D plan.
- If you have a prescription drug benefit, you must exhaust the benefit before utilizing RIPAE.
- Actual discounts are based on the following income limits and are updated every July:
- Individuals with an annual income below $22,432 and married couples with a combined annual income below $28,042 receive a 60% discount.
- Individuals with annual incomes below $28,159 and married couples with annual incomes below $35,211 receive a 30% discount.
- Individuals with annual incomes below $49,372, and married couples with annual incomes below $56,320 receive a 15% discount.
Rhode Island residents between 55 and 64 who are receiving SSDI (Social Security Disability Income) payments, and who meet specified income limits, SSDI individuals with annual incomes below $48,547, and married couples with annual incomes below $56,320 receive a 15% discount.
Rhode Island Department of Elderly Affairs
Hazard Building, Second Floor
74 West Road
Cranston, RI 02920