MIPPA - Low Income Subsidy

LIS "Extra Help" Program

The Low Income Subsidy (LIS), also known as "Extra Help" program helps Medicare Part D beneficiaries pay for their monthly prescription drug benefits. Do you have limited resources & income?  Do you have to choose between your monthly prescriptions and other expenses?  If so, the Extra Help program is for you!  If you qualify, you will save on your Medicare Part D premiums, deductible and will not have a coverage gap (also called the "doughnut hole").  Overall, you will be paying much less for your prescriptions each month.


Save on your medication co-pays!  Generic medications will be no more than $2.95* each.  Brand name medications will be no more than $7.40* each.  The Extra Help will also pay most or all of your monthly premium for Medicare Part D and will help keep you out of the coverage gap known as the 'doughnut hole'.


You must have Medicare Part A (Hospital Insurance) and/or Medicare Part B (Supplementary Medical Insurance). Your income must be less than $18,060* if single and $24,276* if married. Additionally, the value of your resources must be less than $13,640* if single and $27,250* if married.

Apply Today!

Contact a MIPPA partner for assistance or visit Benefits Checkup and click "Get Help Now" under Medicare Rx Extra Help.  At the same time, you can start the application process for the Medicare Savings Programs (a valuable benefit of at least $104.90* per month) and also find out if you might be eligible for other benefit programs.

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