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  • Medicare and You

    The official U.S. Government guide to Medicare, Medicare Part D, and Medicare Advantage, updated annually. Content Detail

    By:
    United States Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
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    Spanish / Español
  • Medicare Eligibility Tool

    This on-line tool can help you figure out if you are eligible for medicare and tells you how to apply. Content Detail

    By:
    United States Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
  • Enrolling in Medicare

    A guide to how you enroll in Medicare. In the righthand top corner of the screen select NEW YORK in the "State" tab for NYS-specific information. Content Detail

  • Medicare Interactive Counselor

    The Medicare Interactive Counselor gives up-to-date information on Medicare eligibility and enrollment rules, how Medicare works with supplemental coverage, what resources are are available to people with low income, step-by-step appeals althroughs, Part D information and information on the rights and protections of caregivers. Content Detail

  • How can I get help with my Medicare costs and fill in the gaps in Medicare coverage?

    Need help with Medicare costs and filling in the gaps in Medicare coverage? Here are a number of ways to get coverage to fill gaps in Medicare or to get assistance with Medicare costs. Content Detail

  • Age 65 and Still Working? Should I Enroll in Medicare?

    Many people continue to work after reaching age 65 and have employer group health coverage. Generally, they should enroll in Medicare Part A, which is free. However, Medicare Part B is not free - in 2010 the Part B premium costs $110.50/month. If you are in this situation click here to read about your options. Content Detail

    By:
    Medicare Rights Center
  • Benefit Checklist for Older Erie County Residents

    This checklist provides information on different benefits older Erie County residents can assess. Listing provides eligibility requirements as well as an explanation of the benefits. Content Detail

    By:
    Erie County Department of Senior Services
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    Spanish / Español
  • What is Medicare?

    Medicare is a federally funded program which provides health and hospital insurance benefits. There are four types of Medicare. Read hear to find out more. Also read here to find out what to do if Medicare denies coverage on a claim. Content Detail

    By:
    Legal Assistance of Western New York, Inc.- LawNY® - Geneva Office
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    Spanish / Español

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