LINET is a Medicare program that provides prescription coverage right away for Medicare beneficiaries who have limited income and no prescription drug coverage. LINET stands for Limited Income Newly Eligible Transition. The program is administered by Humana. LINET is temporary, usually for 1 to 2 months, providing you the opportunity to choose your own plan.
Overall, the program is for people who are eligible for Medicare Part D Low Income Subsidy (also called LIS or Extra Help). You may qualify if you:
You should get a letter from CMS letting you know you are eligible for Medicare Part D Low Income Subsidy (LIS/Extra Help) and are enrolled in LINET. The letter will be on purple paper.