Patient Profile: How Medicare Part D Extra Help Works - Mateo

Mateo is a 73-year-old retired school bus driver who lives with his wife and has an annual income of $12,300. For several years, Mateo has been managing multiple chronic conditions, including depression and cardiac comorbidities, specifically hypertension, hyperlipidemia, congestive heart failure (CHF) and atrial fibrillation. He does this with the help of his Medicare Part D prescription drug coverage.