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100,000 Older Adults Eligible to Apply for Prescription Assistance

The Pennsylvania Department of Aging announced a new law that expands income eligibility limits for the Pharmaceutical Assistance Contract for the Elderly Needs Enhancement Tier (PACENET) program is now in effect. Governor Tom Wolf signed legislation into law in December 2021 that allows an additional 100,000 older adults to now become eligible to sign up for the program with enrollment beginning this month.

The law expands the PACENET income limits by $6,000:

• Singles: from $27,500 to $33,500

• Married: from $35,500 to $41,500

“Now with the increase in the income eligibility limit,...


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