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External link Medicare Beneficiary Site
A web site for beneficiaries where they can find information about many things including finding a doctor, learning more about the Medicare Modernization Act, dealing with billing issues and learning about Medicare Advantage and Drug Benefit plan options.
External link Questions and Answers Toolkit for Medicare and Medicaid
Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services web site has a very extensive list of Q&As on many topics including the Medicare Drug benefit, creditable coverage, marketing and communications and even general information for both professionals and consumers.
External link Help With Medicare Prescription Drugs for Organizations
The new Medicare Prescription Drug, Improvement and Modernization Act of 2003 (P.L. 108-173), enacted December 8, 2003, requires the Social Security Administration (SSA) to undertake a number of additional Medicare-related responsibilities. SSA and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) are working together to provide persons with limited income and resources extra help paying for their prescription drugs. Social Security's role in this partnership is to help the public understand how they may qualify and apply.

This page is designed to provide information to organizations about SSA's Medicare Outreach products.

External link Benefits Checkup RX Exit Disclaimer
BenefitsCheckUpRx helps people with Medicare and other older adults learn about and enroll in government benefits, including the new Medicare Prescription Drug Coverage and other valuable federal, state and private programs that can save money on health care and prescription drugs.
External link Extra Help for People with Limited Income
The Social Security Administration and the HHS Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) are working together to provide persons with limited income and resources extra help paying for their prescription drugs. A new Medicare Prescription Drug Program offers help with prescription drug costs. The new program gives you a choice of prescription plans that offer various types of coverage. You may be able to get extra help to pay for the premiums, annual deductible, and co-payments related to the new Medicare Prescription Drug Program - an average of $2,100 in extra help.
External link The Official U.S. Government Site for People with Medicare
This site is the official source of information about Medicare and the new Medicare drug benefit. Find out about what Medicare covers, who is eligible, and how to enroll. Search to get personalized reports on Medicare health plans, nursing homes, dialysis facilities, and participating physicians.
External link Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services Medicaid Consumer Information
Medicaid is a jointly-funded, federal-state health insurance program for certain low-income and needy people. It covers approximately 36 million individuals, including children, the aged, blind, and/or disabled and people who are eligible to receive federally assisted income maintenance payments.
External link Insure Kids Now!
This national campaign links the nation's 10 million uninsured children--from birth to age 18--to free and low-cost health insurance. The campaign puts families in direct contact with state children's health insurance programs through this Web site, the toll-free hotline 1-877-KIDS-NOW, and other outreach.

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