Get help with your Medicare costs
Alaska’s Medicare Information Office can help you with either application 1-800-478-6065 or in Anchorage (907) 269-3680.
Extra Help with Medicare Part D Prescription Drugs
If you are at or below the following income and assets amounts you can get help from Medicare with your Part D prescription plan costs.
|Individual monthly income
||Married couple monthly income
||Married couple Resources|
Resources does not include your house or your car
The fastest and easiest way to apply is online at http://www.benefitscheckup.org/alaska. The only way to know for sure if you qualify is to apply.
Help paying for Medicare Part B (Medical) Premiums
If you can answer “YES” to these three questions, you should apply for help paying your Medicare costs.
- Do you have Medicare Part A, also known as hospital insurance? If you aren’t sure, look on your red, white, and blue Medicare Insurance card, or call Social Security at 1-800-772-1213. TTY users should call 1-800-325-0778.
- Is your income at or below the income limit listed below?
|Individual Monthly Income Limit
||Married Couple Monthly Income Limit
- Are your resources at or below $7,080 for an individual or $10,620 for a married couple? Resources include money in a checking or savings account, stocks, and bonds. When you count your resources, don’t include your home, car, burial plot, up to $1,500 for burial expenses, furniture, or other household items.
Obtain the application for services, contact your local Public Assistance district office at 1-800-478-4372 or go online: Public Assistance Application