Boost Your Budget

Boost Your Budget artwork.  Help with utilities, groceries, Medicare coverage, prescriptions

Check out these benefits that might Boost Your Budget.


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Prescription Assistance/Extra Help:

Medicare beneficiaries can qualify for Extra Help with their Medicare prescription drug plan premiums, copays, coinsurance, and deductible costs. 


Monthly Gross IncomeAssets (not Including a home or vehicle)
Individual$1,610$14,010
Couple$2,177$27,950


Utilities:

The Wisconsin Home Energy Assistance Program (WHEAP) provides assistance for heating costs, electric costs, and energy crisis situations. Operating with federal and state funding, the program provides assistance to households across the state to help lower the burden incurred with monthly energy costs. 


 INCOME GUIDELINES FOR THE 
2021-2022 HOME ENERGY PLUS PROGRAM YEAR (10/01/2021 through 9/30/2022) 

Household SizeOne Month IncomeAnnual Income
1$2,591$31,103
2$3,389$40,673



 Medicare Costs:

Medicare Savings Program, can help pay for some or all of your Medicare Costs. Medicaid may pay some or all of your out-of-pocket costs for Medicare Part A (hospital-related costs) and Medicare Part B (physician-related costs), premiums, copays, and coinsurance.  


Monthly Gross Income
Assets (not Including a home or vehicle)
Individual$1,528$8,400
Couple$2,059$12,600



Foodshare:

Foodshare helps people with limited money buy the groceries they need for good health.

Household SizeMonthly Gross Income
1$2,148
2$2,904
3$3,660