The Administration on Aging works to develop a coordinated and cost-effective system of home and community-based services that helps the elderly maintain their health and independence in their homes and communities.
A guide to state and local programs – including Medicaid, long-term care, Medicare and insurance counseling and prescription drug assistance – for Alabama seniors.
Benefits.gov was launched in an effort to provide citizens with easy, online access to government benefit and assistance programs. The program’s mission is to reduce the expense and difficulty of interacting with the government while increasing citizen access to government benefit information. The site’s core function is the eligibility prescreening questionnaire or “Benefit Finder.” Answers to the questionnaire are used to evaluate a visitor’s situation and compare it with the eligibility criteria for more than 1,000 Federally-funded benefit and assistance programs. Each program description provides citizens with the next steps to apply for any benefit program of interest.
The official site of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services provides a wealth of information about Medicare and Medicaid programs as well as a variety of related topics, including updates on health reform.
The page, from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) offers information about Medicare and other resources and focuses on the American Indian or Alaskan native.
Information about the Medicare Part D prescription drug “donut hole.”
Colorado Senior Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP) provides free counseling for Medicare beneficiaries with questions about Medicare.
Connecticut CHOICES Program – provides free counseling for Medicare beneficiaries with questions.
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.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services devotes a section of its site to promoting strategies for improving the quality of care provided to end-stage renal disease patients.