The 2019 Federal Poverty Level (FPL) Guidelines determine the income level requirements for people applying for the
Medicare Part D Low Income Subsidy (LIS) program, also known as the “Extra Help” program.
If your income is below 135% of the FPL ($18,735 if you are single or $25,365 for married couples living together),
Resource limits also apply: single $14,390 and couples $28,720 .
Remember, the LIS subsidy can help to pay both your monthly plan premiums and drug costs.
Apply here www.ssa.gov
Initial prescription coverage limit 2019 is $3820.00 …..then donut hole/gap until you reach TrOOP $5100.00.
www.socialsecurity.gov/prescriptionhelpMedicare beneficiaries can qualify for Extra Help with their Medicare prescription drug plan costs.
www.cms.gov/Medicare/Eligibility-and-Enrollment/LowIncSubMedic…This section contains information on eligibility for the Low-Income Subsidy (also called “Extra Help”) available under the Medicare Part D prescription drug program. It includes information on those who are automatically deemed eligible, as well as those