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Howard Kossover: Medicare Extra Help available for those with lower income

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Q: What is Medicare “Extra Help”?

A: Part of the Medicare prescription drug (Part D) program, the Extra Help low income subsidy can help pay for parts of Part D monthly premiums,  annual  deductibles and co-payments.

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If on Medicare, people receiving Supplemental Security Income (SSI) or medical assistance are automatically eligible for Extra Help.

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