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Medicare

Alabama Department of Senior Services

Medicare resources (state health insurance assistance program) and more for Alabama’s older population.

Alabama Medicaid Agency

The state/federal program that pays for medical and long-term care services for low-income pregnant women, children, certain people on Medicare, disabled individuals and nursing home residents – has income and other requirements.

Colorado Senior Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP)

Colorado Senior Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP) provides free counseling for Medicare beneficiaries with questions about Medicare.

Connecticut CHOICES Program

Connecticut CHOICES Program provides free counseling for Medicare beneficiaries with questions.

Division of Health Care Financing and Policy — Medicaid

Division of Health Care Financing and Policy – Medicaid works in partnership with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to assist in providing quality medical care for eligible individuals and families with low incomes and limited resources.

Iowa’s Senior Health Insurance Information Program

Iowa’s Senior Health Insurance Information Program – can provide answers to questions on Medicare, Medicare supplement insurance, long term care insurance and other health insurance issues.

Kansas Medicare

Kansas Medicare Wheatlands Administrative Services, a new subsidiary of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas, conducts Medicare business on behalf of the state.

Medicare for All

An organization dedicated to extending Medicare to all citizens regardless of age.

Medicare in Nevada

SHIP Volunteers offer FREE one-on-one assistance-and-counseling with respect to many problems seniors encounter regarding Medicare, supplemental health insurance and long-term care options.

Medicare information from California State Department of Aging

State government resources for Californians needing help with Medicare and other government health insurance programs on federal, state and local levels.

Medicare Resource Center

The Medicare Resource Center is consumer focused, posting Medicare-related articles written by experienced health journalists, and also includes a glossary and links to other helpful Medicare-related resources. The Medicare guide is a relatively new offshoot of the Health Insurance Resource Center, a consumer-focused guide that’s been on the Web since 1994.

Senior Health Insurance Benefit Advisors Program

Senior Health Insurance Benefit Advisors Program – services for Idaho citizens on Medicare.

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