Medicare’s “Extra Help” for paying prescription drug costs
The high cost of prescription drugs is being discussed all over the political spectrum these days, but the fact is that prescription drug plans are available to all who are on Medicare. However, those plans – known as Medicare “Part D” – come with premiums, deductibles and co-payments which leave those with fewer assets unable to afford the coverage they need for essential medications. That’s where Medicare’s Extra Help program comes in, providing people with low income with financial aid to offset the high cost of prescription drugs vital to their well being. Medicare’s Extra Help plan, and how to access it, are explained in this article by Leo Rossler appearing in the Tyler (TX) Morning Telegraph. Click here to read more.