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Eligibility for Low-Income Subsidy

This page contains information on eligibility for the Low-Income Subsidy (also called "Extra Help") available under the Medicare Part D prescription drug program.  It includes information on how one becomes eligible for the Low-Income Subsidy as well as useful outreach material.

See the link under "Related Links Outside CMS" below for help with applying for LIS eligibility with SSA.

See the first link under "Related Links Inside CMS" below for guidance to States on processing LIS applications.

See the second link under "Related Links Inside CMS" below for marketing guidelines for Part C and Part D sponsors.

See the third link under "Related Links Inside CMS" below for information on Extra Help for those with Limited Income and Resources.