How to apply for Extra Help
Step 1: Choose a drug plan provider
Whether you qualify for Extra Help or not, you must enroll for prescription drug coverage in order to apply for Extra Help.
Step 2: Complete an application for Extra Help.
The easiest way to apply is to download an application and submit it online. You can also fill out a paper copy. If you haven’t already received a copy of the application by mail, request one toll-free at 1-800-772-1213, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., Monday through Friday. TTY: 1-877-325-0778.
Mail completed applications to:
Social Security Administration
Wilkes-Barre Data Operations Center
P.O. Box 1020
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18767-9910
After submitting your application, you’ll hear within 8 weeks if you qualify for Extra Help with Part D costs.