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Description of Extra Help Available for Medicare Prescription Drug Costs

Excerpted from "Social Security Handbook". See the up-to-date, official Social Security Handbook at ssa.gov.

2600. Description of Extra Help Available for Medicare Prescription Drug Costs

The Medicare Prescription Drug Program offers extra help with prescription drug costs. The program gives you a choice of prescription plans that offer various types of coverage. You may be able to get extra help to pay for the premiums, annual deductible, and co-payments related to the Medicare Prescription Drug Program.

Last Revised: Aug. 2, 2007

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