Extra Help for Prescription Drug Costs

People with limited incomes may qualify for Extra Help to pay for their prescription drug costs. If you qualify, Medicare could pay for up to seventy-five (75) percent or more of your drug costs including monthly prescription drug premiums, annual deductibles, and coinsurance. Additionally, those who qualify will not be subject to the coverage gap or a late enrollment penalty.

To see if you qualify for extra help, call:

  • Medicare: (800) MEDICARE ((800) 633-4227), 24/7. TTY users should call (877) 486-2048
  • Social Security Office: (800) 772-1213, 7 a.m. and 7 p.m., Monday through Friday. TTY users, call (800) 325-0778
  • Your state Medi-Cal/Medicaid office.

For more information contact SCAN Member Services.

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