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  • Help I Couldn't Get My Prescription Filled: What's Going On and What Can I Do About It?

    This document will help answer the following questions about the new Medicare Prescription Plan and your prescriptions: How will I know why I couldn't get my prescription filled? What are some reasons why I couldn't get my prescription filled? What can I do about it? Who can help me get a drug through my Medicare Prescription Drug Plan when the plan has said it won't cover the drug? Content Detail

    By:
    www.seniorark.com
  • Learn More About the Medicare Prescription Drug Coverage

    Site includes Medicare eligibility requirements, enrollment and premium information, and answers to frequently asked questions. Content Detail

    By:
    The Official U.S. Government Site for People with Medicare
  • Medicare-Approved Drug Discount Cards

    Medicare offers prescription drug coverage to everyone with Medicare. If you decide not to join a Medicare Prescription Drug Plan when you're first eligible, and you don't have other creditable prescription drug coverage, or you don't get Extra Help, you'll likely pay a late enrollment penalty. To get Medicare drug coverage, you must join a plan run by an insurance company or other private company approved by Medicare. Each plan can vary in cost and drugs covered. Content Detail

    By:
    Benefits.gov
    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español
  • Drug Cost Relief

    This information will tell you more about the program, including whether you qualify, and if so, how to apply. Content Detail

    By:
    Partnership for Prescription Assistance
  • Extra Help with Medicare Prescription Drug Costs

    Medicare beneficiaries are eligible for the extra help if they have limited income and resources. The extra help can increase their cost savings by paying for part of the monthly premiums, annual deductibles and prescription co-payments under the new prescription drug program. The extra help could be worth up to $3,600 per year. Content Detail

  • Facts You Need to Know About Medicare-Approved Drug Discount Cards

    This website will help you answer the basic questions about Medicare-Approved Drug Discount Cards. Content Detail

    By:
    U. S. Department of Health & Human Services
  • How do you apply for Medicare benefits?

    This resource is designed to provide you with information about your Medicare eligibility and enrollment. Follow the instructions as you will be asked to answer a series of questions. Content Detail

    By:
    Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services
  • What you need to know about Medicare

    This chapter explains important information you need to know about Medicare, including eligibility requirements, covered benefits and how to sign up. (The Senior Law Handbook is a project of the Colorado Bar Association's Elder Law and Trust and Estate Section.) Content Detail

    By:
    Colorado Bar Association - Senior Law Handbook 2014
  • Medicare replacement cards

    Medicare beneficiaries can apply for Medicare replacement cards on the Internet. Content Detail

    By:
    Social Security Online
  • Help with Prescription Drug Costs PDF

    This tells how to get extra help with your prescription drug costs. Social Security will need to know your income, value of your savings, investments and real estate (other than your home). Content Detail

    By:
    Social Security and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
  • Insurance to Supplement Medicare

    If you want to stay in original Medicare, you may want to look into your options for supplemental coverage. Without such coverage, your out-of-pocket costs could be high if you require medical care. Supplemental insurance helps pay the deductibles and coinsurance costs that original Medicare does not cover. Content Detail

    By:
    Kaiser Family Foundation
  • Medicare Telephone Scams PDF

    To protect yourself against Medicare scams, remember that no one can ask you for personal information during marketing activities. If you have a question or concern regarding Medicare, call 1-877-7SAFERX (1-877-772-3379.) Open this document for more information. Content Detail

    By:
    Office of Denver District Attorney and CASE Partnership
    Read this in:
    Russian / Pусский
  • Use this tool to Find out Where to Apply for Benefits

    If you aren't sure where to go in your geographic location in Colorado, you can use this tool to help you find out where to go to apply for benefits. Content Detail

    By:
    Colorado Department of Healthcare and Financing