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People with limited incomes may be able to get extra help paying their Part D prescription drug costs. Medicare’s Extra Help program helps cover the cost of prescription drugs. (You may also hear this called an LIS, or low-income subsidy.)

If you qualify, Medicare could pay up to 75 percent or more of your drug costs. These could include monthly prescription drug premiums, annual deductibles and co-insurance.

Do I qualify for Extra Help?

Learn whether you qualify for Extra Help by:

After you know how much help you qualify for, use this chart to view your subsidized monthly premiums. This does not include any Medicare Part B premium you may have to pay.

Your level of extra help Freedom Vital w/Rx Freedom Balance w/Rx Journey Stride Journey Pace Journey Steady Robin Birch Robin Maple MSHO
100% $40.90 $98.20 $35.70 $9 $95.10 $0 $20 $0
75% $50.50 $107.80 $38.20 $9 $104.10 $0 $20 $0
50% $60.10 $117.40 $40.70 $9 $113.00 $0 $20 $0
25% $69.60 $126.90 $43.20 $9 $122.00 $0 $20 $0

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This information is not a complete description of benefits. Call Medicare Sales for more information.

HealthPartners is a health plan that contracts with both Medicare and the Minnesota Medical Assistance (Medicaid) program to provide benefits of both programs to enrollees. HealthPartners is also a Cost plan and PPO plan with a Medicare contract. Enrollment in HealthPartners depends on contract renewal.

Last updated October 2018

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