Do You Care For Someone With
Help Them Save Money on Prescriptions
Discount Cards - plus a $600 Credit
Almost everyone with Medicare is eligible for a
Medicare-approved drug discount card that may lower the
price of most prescriptions.
Millions of people with lower-incomes can receive even
more help - up to $600 in credits to pay for
prescription drugs. The savings are good through 2005.
But those who are eligible must act by March 31, 2005 to
get the full benefit.
The First Step: Activate the Card at 1-800-MEDICARE
Your loved ones might have already received a card in
the mail that entitles them to the $600 credit. To use
the credit, a card must first be activated. You can
help. Just call 1-800-MEDICARE
(1-800-633-4227). 1-800 MEDICARE operators can check for
eligibility while you're on the phone, and help you to
enroll your loved ones. The representatives at
1-800-MEDICARE can also help you decide if an
alternative card will provide your loved one with
greater savings. No card? No problem.
Who Qualifies for the Credit
People whose monthly income is less than $1,048 (single)
or $1,406 (married) are eligible. There's a $600 credit
available for 2005. Your loved ones must act before
March 31 to take advantage of the full credit. Even if
your loved ones act after March 31 (but before the end
of the year), they might still be eligible for a portion
of the credit.
Help Spread the Word
Help spread the word to your family, friends, neighbors
and community about the savings that are available. For
more information, call 1-800-MEDICARE (1-800-633-4227)
or visit www.medicare.gov.