Individuals with low incomes who are eligible for Medicare can receive help with  Medicare premiums, co-payments and other deductibles. 


To qualify for the Medicare Premium Assistance Program applicants must be:


  • Eligible for Medicare


  • A U.S. citizen or meet Medicaid citizenship requirements


  • An Ohio resident


  • Have or get a social security number


  • Meet income and financial (asset) requirements


When applying for the Medicare Premium Assistance Program, proof of income, resources, age or disability, citizenship and other health insurance is required. 


No face to face interview is required.


Applicants may appoint an authorized representative to apply on their behalf.



Click here for an Application for help with Medicare Expenses (JFS 7103)