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2012 Medicare Costs
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2012 Medicare Costs
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This fact sheet provides the premiums and deductibles for Medicare Part A (Hospital Insurance) and Medicare Part B (Medical Insurance). It also includes information about the income-related monthly adjustment amounts for Medicare Part D (prescription drug coverage).
Available: as pdf
Language: English
Cost: Free
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4 Programs that Can Help You Pay Your Medical Expenses
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4 Programs that Can Help You Pay Your Medical Expenses
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A fact sheet with information about Federal and state programs for people with limited income and resources.
Available: as pdf
Language: English
Cost: Free
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A Quick Look at Medicare
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A Quick Look at Medicare
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This brochure provides basic information about how Medicare works.
Available: as pdf
Language: English
Cost: Free
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Accountable Care Organizations and You: Frequently Asked Question (FAQ) for People with Medicare
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Accountable Care Organizations and You: Frequently Asked Question (FAQ) for People with Medicare
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This fact sheet gives a general overview about Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs).
Available: as pdf
Language: English
Cost: Free
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Coordination of Benefits: Getting Started
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Coordination of Benefits: Getting Started
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This brochure provides an introduction and broad overview of coordination of benefits, including how Medicare works with other insurance and who pays first.
Available: as pdf
Language: English
Cost: Free
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Life Changes Require Health Choices. Know Your Benefit Options.
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Life Changes Require Health Choices. Know Your Benefit Options.
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Marriage, childbirth, death, divorce: Life events change the health care options available to you and your dependents. Learn what you need to do to ensure you have the coverage you need at every stage of your life. (Previous item number: 521X)
Available: in print, online, as pdf, e-reader
Language: English
Cost: Free
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Medicare & You 2013
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Medicare & You 2013
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Summary of Medicare benefits, coverage options, rights and protections, and answers to the most frequently asked questions about Medicare.
Available: as pdf, e-reader
Languages: English and Spanish
Cost: Free
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Medicare Basics: A Guide for Families and Friends People with Medicare
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Medicare Basics: A Guide for Families and Friends People with Medicare
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If you are assisting a parent, grandparent or other relative or friend with health care decisions, get this comprehensive Medicare guide. It covers everything from hospital and physician services to preventive care, home health care, long term care.
Available: as pdf, e-reader
Language: English
Cost: Free
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Medicare Prescription Drug Coverage: How to Request a Coverage Determination, File an Appeal, or File a Complaint
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Medicare Prescription Drug Coverage: How to Request a Coverage Determination, File an Appeal, or File a Complaint
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This fact sheet explains to people with Medicare how to request a coverage determination, file an appeal, or file a complaint if they are enrolled in a Medicare drug plan.
Available: as pdf
Language: English
Cost: Free
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Medicare and Other Health Benefits: Your Guide to Who Pays First
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Medicare and Other Health Benefits: Your Guide to Who Pays First
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Some people with Medicare have other coverage that must pay before Medicare pays its share of your bill. This guide tells how Medicare works with other kinds of coverage and who should pay your bills first.
Available: as pdf
Language: English
Cost: Free
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Quick Facts About Medicare Prescription Drug Coverage and How to Protect Your Personal Information
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Quick Facts About Medicare Prescription Drug Coverage and How to Protect Your Personal Information
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Describes the "Medicare-Approved" seal, and covers what information you should share and under what circumstances.
Available: as pdf
Language: English
Cost: Free
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Welcome To Medicare
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Welcome To Medicare
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This booklet gives a basic overview of Medicare and includes key decisions that people who are new to Medicare need to make.
Available: as pdf
Language: English
Cost: Free
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Your Medicare Benefits
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Your Medicare Benefits
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This booklet explains health care services and supplies covered under Medicare Part A and Part B.
Available: as pdf, e-reader
Language: English
Cost: Free
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