The Medicare Part D Low-Income Subsidy (LIS) or Extra Help program
can help you pay your monthly Medicare Part D premiums, initial deductible, and most of the cost for prescription drugs found on your drug plan's formulary
Learning more about Extra Help
You can learn more about the Extra Help program here: https://q1medicare.com/PartD-Financial-Assistance-by-Medicaid.php
We also have a Frequently Asked Question FAQ online that you may find provides helpful information: “What is Extra Help?” found here: Q1FAQ.com/696
You can get more information about Extra Help by calling Social
Security at 1-800-772-1213 (TTY 1-800-325-0778) or visiting www.socialsecurity.gov.
Applying for Extra Help
You can apply for Extra Help online at: https://secure.ssa.gov/i1020/start
You can also apply for Extra Help through your local state Medicaid office – and your state Medicaid office may also provide benefits for Medicare Part A and Part B (depending on your income level). For more information, please contact your local Medicaid office. (Here is the Medicare link that will help you with finding your state Medicaid office: https://www.medicare.gov/talk-to-someone)
What you need to apply for Extra Help
When applying online, you will need your Social Security number and
financial information for you and your spouse (if married and living
together), including information on deposits in bank accounts, income
from pensions, investments or annuities, and face value of life
insurance policies to complete the application.
If you visit a local Medicaid office, your state will also require other
typical forms of identification such as proof of identity or
immigration status (drivers license or government issued ID or passport
or green card) and proof of home residence (utility bill).
(Sources include: U.S. Department of Health & Human Services)