The Senior Rx and Disability Program (SRx/DRx) is a state pharmaceutical assistance program for low-income seniors and persons with disabilities who are Medicare eligible and do not qualify for other services/programs, such as Extra Help or Medicaid.
Eligible for Medicare: Applicants must be eligible to enroll in or be enrolled in a participating Medicare Part D Plan (PDP) or a Medicare Advantage Plan including Part D (MAPD). In addition, beneficiaries who qualify for Extra Help with Part D costs (such as premiums, deductibles and co-payments) must, if approved, use that help. This is important because the Extra Help may cover more of the beneficiary’s out-of-pocket costs than the Senior Rx Program. Beneficiaries with very low incomes and limited assets should contact the Social Security Administration at 800-772-1213.
Age Requirement: Applicant must be at least 18 years of age.
Income: Includes income from all sources for both applicant and spouse. Effective July 1, 2021, the maximum annual household income for singles is $30,984, and the maximum annual household income for married couples is $41,302.Proof of income is required when submitting a new application. Acceptable documents for proof of income may include a copy of your current tax return, and/or credible documentation of income source.
The Senior Rx program may request two-months copies of your most recent bank statements (deposit page only) to support income source. The Senior Rx program does factor in the current years IRS Standard Deduction when calculating income.
Residency: Applicants must have lived continuously in Nevada for at least 12 consecutive months (one year) prior to the date of application.