WASHINGTON (CN) - The Social Security Administration has adopted as final an interim rule that changed the way the SSA accounts for income and resources in the Medicare prescription drug coverage low-income subsidy program.
The subsidy program, also called Extra Help, was created by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
The interim rule also had removed certain items from those the SSA will count as income and resources.
In addition, the interim rule extended the effective date of a determination or redetermination of an Extra Help subsidy when a spouse dies.
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