EPIC

EPIC (Elderly Pharmaceutical Insurance Coverage Program) is a New York State Program that provides additional drug coverage and premium assistance for seniors with Medicare Part D.

You can join EPIC if you are 65 or older, a New York State resident, and have income up to $35,000 (single) or $50,000 (married). To receive EPIC benefits, you must be enrolled in a Medicare Part D plan.

EPIC will also pay the Medicare Part D premiums up to the amount of a basic plan for members in the fee or deductible plans with income up to $23,000 (single) or $29,000 (married). EPIC members with higher incomes will be responsible for paying their own Medicare Part D premium. EPIC can be reached at: 1-800-332-3742.