Online Information Center

Medicare

Benefits Checkup

Source: National Council on Aging (NCOA)

Description:

Online service to identify federal and state assistance programs for older adults


Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

Source: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Description:

Information from the U.S. Government about Medicare, Medicaid, hospice, preventive care and other healthcare programs and services


Helpful Contacts

Source: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

Description:

Online tool provides contact information for specific organizations and answers to Medicare related questions.


LongTermCare.gov

Source: U.S. Government

Description:

Government portal for information on selecting, locating and paying for support services.


Medicare and Home Health Care

Source: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

Description:

Online booklet covers the Medicare home health care benefit


Medicare and Insurance Information

Source: AARP

Description:

Information for consumers about Medicare benefits


Medicare and Your Mental Health Benefits

Source: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Description:

Information on how Medicare covers mental health services


Medicare Hospice Benefits

Source: Federal Medicare Agency; Health Care Financing Administration

Description:

25-page large-print brochure covers hospice programs; which services are covered by Medicare; what is not covered.


Medicare Information for Caregivers

Source: National Institutes of Health

Description:

Online resources explaining Medicare program for families and friends of recipients


Medicare Interactive Counselor

Source: AARP and Medicare Rights Center

Description:

Interactive tool gives general information about Medicare, state-specific coverage, examples, FAQs, and links to related sites.


Medicare.Gov

Source: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Description:

Official U.S. Government site for people with Medicare.


My Medicare Matters

Source: National Council on Aging

Description:

Clear, simple guide to Medicare, including information on selecting a Prescription Drug Plan


National Council on Aging

Description:

The National Council on Aging (NCOA) is a respected national leader and trusted partner to help people aged 60+ meet the challenges of aging, whose mission is to improve the lives of millions of older adults, especially those who are struggling. Through innovative community programs and services, online help, and advocacy, NCOA is partnering with nonprofit organizations, government, and business to improve the health and economic security of 10 million older adults by 2020.


Participating Physician Directory

Source: Medicare.gov

Description:

Searchable tool for locating a physician who has agreed to accept assignment on all Medicare claims and covered services.


Senior Medicare Patrol

Description:

Government-funded project involves professionals and senior volunteers to fight fraud, abuse and error in the Medicare and Medicaid programs


Stop Medicare Fraud

Source: US DHHS and US Department of Justice

Description:

Stop Medicare Fraud.gov tells seniors how to spot and report Medicare fraud.


You Gave, Now Save: Guide to Benefits Programs for Seniors

Source: NCOA and n4a

Description:

Booklet is an overview of benefits programs, public and private, to help seniors continue to live independently