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Social Security Q&A

Social Security Q&A:
Published: December 22, 2013

Q: How do I obtain a copy of the form, Application for Help with Medicare Prescription Drug Plan Costs?

A: If you wish to apply for Extra Help with Medicare prescription drug plan costs, the best way is to use our online application at You'll find it is convenient and easy to apply for Extra Help.

Keep in mind that this application does not enroll you in a Medicare prescription drug plan; you'll need to enroll directly with an approved Medicare prescription drug provider for coverage, which you can learn more about at or by calling 1-800-MEDICARE (TTY 1-877-486-2048).

If you are already enrolled, go to “ to learn whether you're eligible for Extra Help — and to complete and submit the application.

This column was prepared by the Social Security Administration. For fast answers to specific Social Security questions, contact Social Security toll-free at (800) 772-1213. For more information, go to


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