WHAT IS EPIC?
The Elderly Pharmaceutical Insurance Coverage (EPIC) program is a New York State program administered by the Department of Health. It provides seniors with co-payment assistance for Medicare Part D prescription drugs after any Part D deductible is met. EPIC also covers any Medicare Part D excluded drugs.
EPIC has two plans, the Fee Plan and the Deductible Plan. To know which plan you qualify for, you will need to complete an application and provide financial information to EPIC…
DO YOU QUALIFY FOR EPIC? Do any of these apply to you?
Have a New York State residence
Are 65 years of age or older
Have or eligable for a Medicare plan with Rx drug coverage
Are not receiving full Medicaid benefits
Are a single and your annual income is less than $75,000
Are a married couple and your combined income is less than $100,000
WHERE CAN YOU GET AN APPLICATION FOR EPIC?
Call the EPIC Helpline at 1-800-332-3742
(TTY 1-800-290-9138) Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Visit the EPIC website at:
We encourage you to contact EPIC to see if you qualify for the NYS EPIC program.
Not connected with the United States government or the federal Medicare program.
*The Elderly Pharmaceutical Insurance Coverage Program is a New York State program for seniors administered by the Department of Health.