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Low Income Subsidy for Medicare Prescription Drug Coverage

This section contains information on eligibility for the Low-Income Subsidy (also called "Extra Help") available under the Medicare Part D prescription drug program.  It includes information on those who are automatically deemed eligible, as well as those who must apply to be determined eligible.  There is also a section on how individuals are re-determined eligible for the low-income subsidy.  Lastly, this section contains a notice to State Medicaid Directors informing them of the reassignment process impacting the Part D enrollment of certain low income individuals in their state.  

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