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*The Florida Department of Children and Families remains the designated state agency to determine eligibility for program services/benefits.
1-866-76-ACCESS or 1-866-762-2237
TTY users should call 711 or 1-800-955-8771 or 1-800-955-8770
Monday – Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Medicare beneficiaries with limited income and assets may be eligible for assistance from state and federal programs to pay for all or part of their monthly premiums, annual deductibles and copayments/coinsurance. Many beneficiaries are eligible for these savings and don’t even know it.
The CarePlus Social Services department assists our members with applying for public assistance through a variety of state and federal programs. We encourage you to call CarePlus if you think you may qualify for any of these programs, even if you are not sure. We can provide you with assistance in processing the applications at no additional cost to you. For more information, please call our Social Services department at 1-855-392-3900. Our hours of operation are Monday through Friday; from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. TTY users should call 711.
A program to help people pay for Medicare Prescription Drug costs, that it is also called Low-Income Subsidy (LIS).
To be eligible for “Extra Help” with Medicare Prescription Drug Plan costs, you must:
Assets such as:
Income such as:
**Eligibility requirements and benefit amounts vary by state and federal program, and are subject to change. Resource and income levels for Extra Help are published by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) annually. Eligibility determination is made by the Social Security Administration and not by CarePlus.
To be eligible for Medicaid benefits through the Medicare Savings Programs, which are part of the State Medicaid Program (Dual Eligibility status***), you must:
***The Florida Department of Children and Families remains the designated state agency to determine eligibility for program services/benefits.
+A $20 general income exclusion is included in the income amounts.
The Social Services department brochures below summarize the information included on this Web page.