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If you get Extra Help from Medicare to help pay for your Medicare prescription drug plan costs, your prescription drug costs will be lower than if you did not get Extra Help from Medicare.
For full details, please read the Low-Income Subsidy (LIS) Premium chart.
The Low Income Subsidy (LIS) or Extra help helps people with Medicare plans pay for their prescription drug costs and lowers the cost of prescription drug coverage. It is for people who have limited income and resources. If you qualify, you will get help paying for any Medicare drug plan's monthly premium, yearly deductible, and drug copayments. This extra help will count toward your out-of-pocket costs.
For full details on Memorial Hermann Health Plan, please refer to the Low-Income Subsidy (LIS) Premium chart.
Here are some ways you can qualify for Extra Help and get additional information:
You may no longer qualify for Extra Help if your income and resources changed since last year and you no longer qualify for one of the programs listed above. You will be notified in the mail along with an application and postage-paid envelope if you no longer automatically qualify for Extra Help. If you still qualify for Extra Help but the level you qualify for is changing, you’ll get a notice in the mail that will show your new copayment amounts. You should apply for Extra Help even if you get these notices as you may qualify for Extra Help.
It’s free to apply for Extra Help. Apply as soon as possible to make sure you get Extra Help There are 3 ways to apply:
If you don’t qualify for Extra Help, look at these other options for lowering your prescription drug coverage costs:
Do you have questions, concerns, need more information or documents? Call our Customer Service team today at (855) 645-8448 to learn more about your plan benefits, available resources and member services. Hours of operation are 7 days a week from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. CT, during October 1 – March 31 and Monday – Friday from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. CT, during April 1 – September 30.