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Social Security

"Extra Help" for Prescription Drug Costs

Source: U.S. Social Security Administration

Description:

Medicare beneficiaries are eligible for the extra help if they have limited income and resources. The extra help can increase their cost savings by paying for part of the monthly premiums, annual deductibles and prescription co-payments under the new prescription drug program. The extra help could be worth up to $3,600 per year.


Benefits Checkup

Source: National Council on Aging (NCOA)

Description:

Online service to identify federal and state assistance programs for older adults


Benefits.gov

Source: U.S. Government

Description:

Official benefits website of the U.S. government, with information on over 1,000 benefit and assistance programs.


Social Security

Source: AARP

Description:

Information and resources


Social Security Multilanguage Gateway

Source: Social Security Administration

Description:

Resource offers information in 15 languages


Social Security Online

Source: U.S. Social Security Administration

Description:

Official government website where users can find information, apply for benefits, other resources.


* The resources identified here are for informational purposes only, and do not constitute medical or legal advice. Readers are advised to contact their own medical professionals and legal advisors to determine the applicability of the information contained or referenced here to their individual circumstances.