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Low-income subsidy


You 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.
If you received Extra Help in 2021, you may receive a letter from Medicare or the Social Security Administration about your eligibility for Extra Help in 2022. Please read this information carefully. If you do not know what level of Extra Help you qualify for, you can call 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 844-827-2355 (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. 1, 2021
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Call 844-827-2355 (TTY users, please call 711).
Our customer service team is available from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m., Pacific Time, seven days a week from Oct. 1 to March 31, with the exceptions of Christmas Day and Thanksgiving Day.
After March 31, your call will be handled by our automated phone system on weekends and holidays.

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