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Medicare Monday: What is the Extra Help program?

By Nicole Longo  |    August 21, 2017
Medicare Part D’s Extra Help program helps low-income beneficiaries better afford their medicines. In fact, millions of beneficiaries have received Extra Help in Part D.   Read More

Medicare Monday: How Medicare helps beneficiaries access needed medicines

By Nicole Longo  |    January 23, 2017
Throughout 2016, we looked at how different groups of beneficiaries – from seniors to minority communities to individuals with lower-incomes – rely on Medicare to access their needed prescription...   Read More

Medicare Monday: Kicking off 2017 with Medicare resources

By Nicole Longo  |    January 2, 2017
Happy New Year, #MedicareMonday readers!   Read More

Medicare Monday: Who qualifies for Part D Extra Help?

By Nicole Longo  |    August 29, 2016
Over the past couple months, we’ve taken a look at three hypothetical Medicare beneficiaries who qualify for the Extra Help program, also known as the low-income subsidy. Learn more about the...   Read More

Medicare Monday: How Part D Extra Help works for Katie

By Nicole Longo  |    July 11, 2016
In the past, we’ve taken a closer look at the Medicare Part D Extra Help program and how it supports patients like Diane and Mateo – two hypothetical, low-income Medicare patients over the age of...   Read More

Medicare Monday: Why Part D Extra Help matters for patients like Mateo

By Nicole Longo  |    May 16, 2016
For low-income seniors managing multiple chronic conditions, medical expenses can add up. That’s where the Medicare Part D Extra Help program can make a big difference. As we saw with hypothetical...   Read More

Medicare Monday: What Part D Extra Help means to patients like Diane

By Nicole Longo  |    March 21, 2016
As part of our Medicare Monday series, we have looked at how changes to Medicare Part D’s Extra Help program, also known as the low-income subsidy, would negatively impact beneficiaries. We’ve...   Read More

Medicare Monday: Protecting Beneficiaries Who Receive Extra Help

By Allyson Funk  |    June 1, 2015
Welcome back to #MedicareMonday where this week we’re talking about Medicare Part D’s Extra Help program. The Extra Help Program—also known as Low-Income Subsidies (LIS)—is designed to help...   Read More

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