Do You Need Help with Prescriptions and Medicare Costs?
AGING WELL IN CENTRAL TEXAS
Weekly information brought to you by the Area Agency on Aging of Central Texas (AAACT). The AAACT is a partner agency of the Central Texas Aging & Disability Resource Center (ADRC) and a program of the Central Texas Council of Governments. The AAACT is funded in part by the Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services.
Do you want help paying for your prescriptions and Medicare costs?
Extra Help is a federal program available for those on Medicare who have difficulty paying their prescription drug costs.
Medicare beneficiaries who have difficulty paying their health care costs may qualify for a Medicare Savings Program (QMB, SLMB, or QI).
Eligibility for both programs is based on income and resources.
To determine if you are eligible for Extra Help or the Medicare Savings Program and for help with the application process, please contact the Area Agency on Aging of Central Texas.
For more information, please contact the Area Agency on Aging of Central Texas, your designated State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP), at 254.770.2330 or 1.800.447.7169
The AAACT welcomes you to visit its website at www.centexaaa.com
The AAACT is a program of the Central Texas Council of Governments and is funded in part by the Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services.