Each year, some beneficiaries with Extra Help get letters about their ongoing eligibility for the benefit.
Learn what these letters mean and how to help clients if they need to re-prove their eligibility.
Each year, many Medicare Part D Low-Income Subsidy (LIS)/Extra Help recipients are re-evaluated for future eligibility. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and Social Security Administration (SSA) send a number of letters to LIS/Extra Help recipients to check their continuing eligibility and notify them of changes to their Part D Plan. Being familiar with the letters and these procedures can help ensure beneficiaries continue to get LIS/Extra Help.
This fact sheet provides information about redeeming, redeterminations, and reassignment in the Medicare Extra Help/Part D Low-Income Subsidy (LIS) and how benefits counselors can assist clients who receive these notices.