Cost Assistance-Part D

The program to obtain assistance with prescription drug costs is called Low-Income Assistance (LIS) or Extra Help. This particular program provides assistance (full or partial) with prescription drug plan premiums, deductibles and copays. There are income guidelines...

Medicare Savings Program (MSP)

The Medicare Savings Program (MSP) is a program that assists Medicare beneficiaries with costs associated with Medicare Parts A and B, such as the Part B premium, Part A and B deductibles and coinsurance. There are three levels of the program; Medicare Qualified...

Prescription Drug Coverage

Medicare prescription drug coverage (PDP) can be obtained through stand-alone prescription drug plans (Part D) or included in a Medicare Advantage Plan. Many Medicare enrollees who purchase a supplement/Medigap policy also enroll in stand-alone PDP (Part D). Unless an...

Medicare Supplement Policy

A Medicare Supplement Policy is also referred to as Medigap. A Medigap policy is designed to fill-in the gaps of Original Medicare, Parts A and B. There are a number of plans available to purchase, Plans A-N. Note that the availability of the different policies may...