The ADRC can help those with limited finances find help with health care costs. Our staff provides assistance to seniors and adults with a disability apply for:
Low-Income Subsidy (LIS)
Medicare beneficiaries who have limited income may qualify for help with Medicare Part D premiums, deductibles, and co-pays.
Medicare Savings Program (MSP)
Assists Medicare recipients with Medicare premiums, deductibles, and co-pays. Applicants can qualify at four different income levels.
Medicare D Prescription Drug Program (Med D)
Medicare approved prescription plans for beneficiaries who have Medicare part A or B. Enrollment is voluntary, but penalties could apply unless beneficiaries maintain comparable prescription coverage.
Apple Health: coverage for adults age 19 to 65 and not on Medicare part A or B. Must meet income requirements for various levels of assistance.
Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)
SNAP offers nutrition assistance to individuals/families that meet low-income and resource limits. Amount of food benefits is based on income and household size.
Social Security Administration/Social Security Benefits
Administers retirement, disability, and survivors’ benefits. To qualify, most workers pay Social Security taxes on their earnings. Benefits are based on the wage earner’s contributions. Those who cannot qualify based on years of work may be eligible for Supplemental Security Insurance but must meet financial and resource limits.
Provides financial and other forms of assistance to veterans and their dependents such as disability compensation, pension program, medical care, etc.
If you are experiencing financial concerns and would like to see if you qualify for any of these benefits please contact your local ADRC. We can provide information, referral, or assistance in completing the application process and this support is free of charge.