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Social Security Administration

Apply for Extra Help Paying for the Medicare Drug Plan Costs
Extra Help is a federal program that helps pay for some or most of the costs of Medicare prescription drug coverage.

Go directly to the online application for Extra Help.

Medicare Prescription Drug Plan Finder

Compare Medicare drug plans using Medicare’s drug plan finder
Find information about private Medicare prescription drug plans in your area and use the search feature to compare cost and coverage options.

Benefits CheckUp Before applying for an individual program...
Consider performing a BenefitsCheckUp online screening to determine eligibility for help paying for your prescriptions as well as many other public benefits (no password required). If you or your client are found eligible, you will be provided instructions on how to apply along with either an application form or a link to the online application.

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