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Extra Help to pay for drugs

Extra Help is there for members with lower income and resources. It helps pay for Medicare drug costs.

 

Read on to learn more about Extra Help, who may qualify and how to apply.

Need help with Part D prescription drug costs?

 

If you qualify for Extra Help, you’ll get help to pay your plan’s:

 

  • Monthly Part D premium
  • Yearly deductible
  • Coinsurance
  • Copayments

 

Extra Help also covers you over the coverage gap phase. And it waives any Part D late enrollment penalty.

Is Extra Help for you?

 

First, you’ll need Medicare drug coverage (Part D). You may qualify for Extra Help with your plan if you have up to:

 

Income limit

Resource limit

Single

$22,590

$17,220

Married

$30,660

$34,360

Income limit

Single

$22,590

Married

$30,660

Resource limit

Single

$17,220

Married

$34,360

 

These amounts are for 2024. They may change in 2025. If your income and resources are a bit higher, you should still apply.

How much would you pay?

How much would you pay?

Use this tool to find out. In 2024, you can switch plans once a quarter before October 1 if you have Extra Help.

 

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CHOOSE YOUR LOCATION AND PLAN TO SEE YOUR MONTHLY PLAN PREMIUM:

Ways to apply for Extra Help

Questions? We’ve got answers

Member Services

 

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Not yet a member?

 

Email us or call an Aetna representative at 1-855-335-1407 (TTY: 711), Monday to Friday, 8 AM to 8 PM.

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