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Social Security Administration (SSA)

Extra Help (Medicare Part D Low Income Subsidy)

Social Security Administration (SSA) - Rochester

2443 Clare Ln NE, Ste 100, Rochester, MN, 55906-8419

Distance: 993 Miles

(800) 772-1213


Travel Information: Office is across Highway 22 (Circle Drive) from Rochester Century High School.

Service Details


Social Security Administration (SSA) administers the part of the Medicare Prescription Drug Program that helps qualified beneficiaries pay for their Medicare prescription drug plan costs. It is called Extra Help with Medicare Prescription Drug Plan Costs. You may be able to get extra help to pay for the premiums, annual deductible, and co-payments related to the your Medicare Prescription Drug Plan - an average of $4,000 in Extra Help per year may be provided if you are eligible.


  • Specialization
    • People with low income 


You should complete the application for extra help on the Internet or obtain an application form if:
* You have Medicare Part A (Hospital Insurance) and/or Medicare Part B (Medical Insurance); and
* You live in one of the 50 states or the District of Columbia; and
* Your combined savings, investments, and real estate (other than your home) are not worth more than $14,390, if you are single, or $28,720 if you are married and living with your spouse. If you have more than those amounts, you still may be eligible for this extra help.

Application Instructions

You can obtain a paper application by calling SSA at (800) 772-1213.
SSA will review your application and send you a letter to let you know if you qualify for Extra Help. They also will send you information about the Medicare Prescription Drug Program and tell you what you should do next.

Business Hours

9:00am - 4:00pm, Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday; 9:00am - 12:00pm, Wednesday

Area Served

Dodge, Fillmore, Goodhue, and Olmsted Counties


Phone Numbers

Type Number Hours
Main - Local Toll Free (877) 405-3631
Toll Free National (800) 772-1213 24/7
TTY (800) 325-0778

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