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FAQ Topic: Prescription Assistance

What is “Extra Help”?

EXTRA HELP, also known as Low-Income Subsidy (LIS) is a Federal prescription assistance program for Medicare recipients who meet income and asset requirements. Extra Help benefits: – limits the out of pocket copay amounts – reduces the monthly premium for Part D

Is Extra Help Available for people with Medicare Advantage plans?

Is Extra Help Available for people with Medicare Advantage (MA) plans or only for Medicare recipients who have a stand-alone drug plan (PDP)? For those meeting eligibility requirements, Extra Help/LIS is available for all Medicare recipients who have Part D. This includes both people who receive Part D through a stand-alone drug plan (PDP) as … Continued

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