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  • Help Is Available for Medicare Costs!

    Information from Community Legal Services of Philadelphia on help that is available to help you pay for Medicare costs. Content Detail

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    Community Legal Services of Philadelphia
  • Medicare Savings Program Guide 2016

    Information from the Pennsylvania Health Law Project on the Medicare Savings Programs that help lower-income seniors and persons with disabilities pay for their Medicare Part B premium. [PDF] Content Detail

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    Pennsylvania Health Law Project
  • Medicare Drug Plan Finder

    The Medicare Drug Plan Finder from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services can help you find and compare Medicare prescription drug plans in your area. Content Detail

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    Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
  • Medicare Eligibility & Premium Calculator

    Use this calculator from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to get an estimate of when you’re eligible for Medicare and your premium amount. This calculator provides information for many but not all situations. If your situation isn’t in this calculator, contact Social Security to see if you’re eligible to enroll. Content Detail

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    Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
  • Medicare.gov: Prescription Drug Coverage (Part D)

    Information on the Medicare Prescription Drug Benefit from Medicare.gov. Content Detail

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    Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
  • Medicare - Preventive & Screening Services

    Information about preventive services that may be covered by Medicare. Content Detail

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    Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
  • Medigap Policy Search

    This interactive tool from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services helps you Find a Medigap Policy in Your Area. Content Detail

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    Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
  • An Overview of the Medicare Part D Prescription Drug Benefit

    This fact sheet provides an overview of the Medicare Part D program, plan availability, enrollment, and spending and financing, based on data from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), CBO, and other sources. Content Detail

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    Kaiser Family Foundation
  • Hospital Compare - A quality tool provided by Medicare

    This tool from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services provides you with information on how well the hospitals in your area care for all their adult patients with certain medical conditions. This information will help you compare the quality of care hospitals provide. Content Detail

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    U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
  • Medicare

    Booklet from the Social Security Administration providing basic information and overview of the Medicare program. [PDF] Content Detail

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    Social Security Administration
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    Spanish / Español
  • Medicare

    Information from the Erie County Bar Association on the Medicare health insurance program for senior citizens from the Erie County Bar Association. Content Detail

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    Erie County Bar Association
  • Understanding Medicare: Medicare in Simple Terms (Video)

    This video from the Health Care Financing Administration shows you how to ask questions or resolve problems with Medicare quickly through toll-free telephone help numbers and provides valuable information on the latest changes to the program. (1994) Read More

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    Health Care Financing Administration
  • The PACE and PACENET Prescription Drug Programs Explained

    Information from the Pennsylvania Health Law Project on PACE and PACENET prescription drug plan, as well as PACE plus Medicare, as it is applied to assist eligible seniors who need help paying for prescription drugs. [PDF] Content Detail

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    Pennsylvania Health Law Project
  • Mail-in Application for Payment of Medicare Part B Premium (PA 600-M) [PDF]

    The PA 600M is a mail-in application for payment of the Medicare Part B premium only. It is used to help elderly individuals or individuals with disabilities who are eligible for Medicare to pay some or all of their Medicare Part B premium. A face-to-face interview is not required when using this application. The application cannot be used to apply for Medicaid (Medical Assistance), cash assistance or food stamps. Content Detail

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    Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
  • APPRISE Health Insurance Counseling Program

    Information on APPRAISE Health Insurance Counseling Program. APPRISE is a free health insurance counseling program from the Pennsylvania Department of Aging designed to help older Pennsylvanians with Medicare. Counselors are specially trained volunteers who can answer your questions about Medicare and provide you with objective, easy-to-understand information about Medicare, Medicare Supplemental Insurance, Medical Assistance and Long-Term Care Insurance. Content Detail

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    Pennsylvania Department of Aging