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We list below certain links to the Medicare website along with an explanation of what you will find there. You may also download from this site the official government booklet called Your Medicare Benefits which is in format, for which you will need Adobe Acrobat Reader. If you do not have a copy of it, please click below:

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Medicare Benefits:

Medicare is health insurance for people age 65 or older, under age 65 with certain disabilities and people of any age with End-Stage Renal Disease. This section will discuss the 4 parts of Medicare which include Part A, Part B, Part C and Part D.

Coverage Choices:

Medicare provides different ways to choose your coverage. The Medicare plan that you choose affects many things like cost, benefits, doctor choice, convenience, and quality. To compare your Medicare Health Plan choices, go to the Medicare Options Compare. To compare Medicare Prescription Drug Plans, go to the Medicare Prescription Drug Plan Finder.

Other Insurances:

This section discusses other private and government insurances including Medigap Policies, Employer or Union Coverage, COBRA, TRICARE, Indian Health Services, Veteran's Benefits, and the Federal Employee Health Benefits Program.

Eligibility and Enrollment:

This section takes you to our Medicare Eligibility Tool (MET) which is designed to provide you with information about your Medicare eligibility and enrollment.

Understanding Claims:

This section provides information on filing a claim and the steps you should take to get reimbursed. It also provides details on the Medicare Summary Notice (MSN), including instructions and examples on how to read the form, and information on Appeals.

Help with Medical and Drug Costs:

This section provides information on financial assistance for medical and drug costs.

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