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Resources are available for North Dakotans on Medicare to help pay for prescription drugs and other insurance costs.  These programs have income and asset limits.

Extra Help with Medicare Prescription Drug Plan

Need extra help with Medicare prescription drug plan costs? In order to qualify for additional help, your annual income and assets must not exceed:

 

Monthly Income Limits

Asset Limits

Single

$1,843

$16,660

Couple

$2,485

$33,240

To apply, visit the U.S. Social Security Administration website or call 1-800-772-1213 (TTY: 1-800-325-0778).

 

Medicare Savings Program for Premiums & Cost-Sharing

The Medicare Savings Program (MSP) is available to assist with Medicare insurance costs for people with limited monthly income and assets. This state-run program offered through county social services offices may pay for monthly Medicare premiums, annual deductibles, and coinsurance costs.

  Income Limits Asset Limits
Single $1,660

$9,090

(+ $1,500 burial funds)

Couple $2,239

$13,630

(+ $1,500 burial funds)

To apply, contact your county social services office.  Find a location by visiting the North Dakota Department of Human Services website.

 

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