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Help paying for your Original Medicare premium

Depending on your income and assets, you might qualify for the Medicare Savings Program in your state. Let Humana help you figure out if you are eligible for this program.

Give us a call, toll-free, at 1-866-639-5102. If you use a TTY, call 711. We are available Monday through Friday, 9 am to 6:30 pm Eastern Time.

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Medicare Savings Programs

How does it work?

Each state offers Medicare Savings Programs to Medicare beneficiaries whose income falls below a certain level. Most states also consider your assets when determining eligibility. If you qualify, these state-sponsored programs will help pay your monthly Part A or Part B Medicare premiums. This could mean an average of an extra $164.90 in your Social Security check each month. These programs will not change your health plan benefits or coverage. They are provided by your state at no cost to you.

Am I eligible?

In determining who is eligible, all states will look at monthly income and most will consider assets as well.

Income includes your Social Security check, pension and any other money you receive each month. If you are working, not all of your earned income will count.

Assets include bank accounts, life insurance, stocks and bonds—but will not include your first home or car. Again, not all states have asset limits.

Your financial information is safe

Any financial information you share with Humana will be held in the strictest confidence. Information will not be released or shared with anyone who is not directly assisting with your application for the Medicare Savings Programs. It is the state, not Humana, that makes the final determination on eligibility for a Medicare Savings Program.

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Did you know each state offers Medicare Savings Programs that may help pay your Medicare monthly premium?

I’m here to tell you more about these programs and how Humana can help.

Based on your income and assets, you may qualify for a Medicare Savings Program that may help pay your Medicare monthly premium.

Eligibility is determined by the state you live in, and is based on your income and assets. Income includes your Social Security check, pension and any other money you receive each month.

Assets include bank accounts, stocks and bonds, but does not include your car or primary home. If your income and assets fall within a certain level, then you may be eligible for assistance.


At Humana, we have a group of people dedicated to providing our members with the information they need to help them find the care and services they deserve.

This is where Humana can assist you. To get started, we can conduct an eligibility interview over the phone with you.

If you appear to qualify, we can assist you in filling out the application for your state.

Once completed, we’ll send the application back to you for your review and signature along with a postage paid return envelope.

Depending on the state you live in, additional documentation may be required and we can even help you gather those documents.

We understand you may not be comfortable sharing personal information with us, but let us assure you that we take your privacy and security very seriously.

Still, if you rather, you may be able to apply online, over the phone or in person at your state Medicaid office.

It’s your choice.

Keep in mind that it’s your state that decides whether you’re eligible or not, not Humana.

You’ll be notified by the state when they make their decision and, if approved, what month you can expect to start receiving your benefits and when you’ll start seeing the savings in your Social Security check.

Reach out to us.

The Humana team is here to help you. Let’s get started.

All you need is your Humana or Medicare ID card.

So, give us a call.

The Humana Dual-Eligible Outreach team is here for you

Watch this short video to learn about Humana’s Dual Eligible Outreach team and how we can help.

How can we help?

Give Humana’s Dual-Eligible Outreach team a call.

We are available Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., Eastern time.

1-866-639-5102 (TTY: 711)


contact your state health insurance program office by visiting the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services website, opens new window to find an office in your state or call Medicare 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, at 1 800 633-4227 (TTY: 711).