Filing for "Extra Help"
IF BENEFICIARIES ARE UNCERTAIN OF THEIR ELIGIBILITY, THEY SHOULD APPLY. For more information on who can get assistance with prescription drug costs and for information on how to apply, beneficiaries can:
- Call the Social Security Administration at 1-800-772-1213 (Ask for the Application for Help with Medicare Prescription Drug Costs, SSA-1020)
- For TTY users, call 1-800-325-0778
- Visit www.socialsecurity.gov on the Internet
- Call Senior Health Insurance Counseling for Kansas at 1-800-860-5260 to access trained counselors who work with beneficiaries over the phone or in person.