Low-income subsidyYou may qualify for Extra Help from Medicare to pay for your prescription drugs through the low-income subsidy program. If you are not getting Extra Help and would like to see if you qualify, you can call:
- The Social Security Administration at 1-800-772-1213. TTY users, call 1-800-325-0778.
- Your state Medicaid office
- 1-800-MEDICARE (1-800-633-4227). TTY users, call 1-877-486-2048.
See our premium amounts for Extra Help
Understanding best available evidence (BAE)
“Best available evidence” is information used to support eligibility for low-income subsidy, also known as Extra Help. If you are not currently receiving Extra Help, but think you may be eligible, please call us at 888-786-7509 (TTY users, dial 711) for help. You can learn more about best available evidence on the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services website.
Last updated Oct. 9, 2020