WV Independent Agency Specializing in Medicare Insurance Since 2003
EXTRA HELP/LIS (Low-Income Subsidy)
If you meet certain income and resource limits, you may qualify for Extra Help from Medicare to pay the costs of Medicare prescription drug coverage. In 2014, drug costs for most people who qualify are no more than $2.55 for each generic/$6.35 for each brand-name covered drug. Other people pay only a portion of their Medicare drug plan premiums and deductibles based on their income level.
In 2014, you may qualify if you have up to $17,505 in yearly income ($23,595 for a married couple) and up to $13,440 in resources ($26,860 for a married couple).