Extra Help With Prescription Drug Costs
Limited Income Subsidy (LIS) also known as “Extra Help” is a federal program that helps pay the cost of prescription drugs and the monthly premiums of drug plans. To qualify, you must meet income and asset guidelines that are determined by the federal government each year. In 2016 a person that qualifies for Full Extra Help will pay no more than $2.95 per refill for generic medications and no more than $7.40 per refill for brand name medications.
You qualify for Extra Help if your monthly income is below $1,485 for a single person (or $2,002 per month for a married couple living together or even more if you have dependent children or grandchildren living with you), AND if your assets are below $13,640 for a single person (or $27,250 if you are married).
Over the income limits for Extra Help?
Are you a Wisconsin resident?
Be sure to check our SeniorCare Rx page for more information.
We have helped many seniors understand and enroll into the state pharmaceutical assistance program…saving thousands!
Remember: There is no charge for this FREE service or any obligation.
Medicare Savings Program
Your Medicare Part B premium can be paid for and the money put back onto your Social Security check…and into your pockets. In some cases, Medicare Savings Programs may also pay Medicare deductibles, coinsurance and copayments if you meet certain conditions.
There are three important questions For Part B Premium Assistance – If you answer “yes” to these 3 questions, you may qualify for the Medicare Savings Program;
- Do you have, or are you eligible for Part A? (If you aren’t sure, look on your red, white, and blue Medicare card).
- Is your monthly income for 2016 at or below $1345 if you are single or $1813 for a married couple?
- Do you have limited resources?