Medicare Prescription Drug Coverage, Low Income Subsidy


Contact Information
1-(800) 633-4227 (phone)
How to Apply:
Select one of the links below to download the application or go to the program site for more information on how to apply. Once you fill out your application, send it to the address on the application. Do NOT send it to RxResource.
Other Information:
For those who qualify, the average amount of help received will be about $2,100, which may be used to pay for the premiums, annual deductible, and co-payments related to the new Medicare prescription drug program. To get the extra help, you will need to submit an application.

We have provided a worksheet (link above) that will help you prepare for the application process. Once you have completed the worksheet, please call Social Security at 1-800-772-1213 for an application form or click here to apply online.

You may sign up for a prescription drug plan starting on November 15, 2005. If you sign up by December 31, 2005 your coverage will start on January 1, 2006.

Please note: If you sign up after December 31, 2005, your coverage will start the month after you sign up.

Important Dates for Medicare Prescription Drug Coverage:

Medicare & You handbook with more information on how to sign up.

Sign up starts.

Coverage starts for those who signed up by December 31, 2005.

May 15, 2006
Last day to sign up in 2006. Remember to join by this date or you will have to wait until November 15, 2006 to join and you may pay higher premiums.