What’s new in Medicare? The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) have released updated publications to help consumers navigate Medicare & Medicaid services. To learn more, click on the links below.
STAYING HEALTHY: Click here to read about Medicare’s Preventive Services and how they can help keep you healthy. This important information includes a brief list of preventive services that Medicare covers, including: Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Screening, Alcohol Misuse Screening & Counseling, Bone Mass Measurement, Cardiovascular Disease Screening, Cardiovascular Disease Behavioral Therapy, and more.
MEDICARE & MENTAL HEALTH: Click here to read the official Mental Health Benefits booklet for people with Original Medicare. In this booklet, you can find about eligibility, outpatient & inpatient benefits, prescription drugs related to mental health, as well as how and where to get help if you have limited income and resources.
NEW MEDICARE CARDS: Click here to find out more about the new Medicare Card that will be delivered to you between April 2018 and April 2019. These new cards are being issued to reduce identity theft. Your Social Security number will also be replaced with a new Medicare Number, which will be unique to each cardholder.
MEDICARE- Getting Started: Click here to view a brochure about the basics of Medicare, including how to get started, coverage information, and your rights. This brochure includes a brief description of the various parts of the Medicare program and what each part offers.
MEDICARE & MEDICAID: Click here to find out more about the Medicare and Medicaid programs and what they offer. This booklet has been updated by the Department of Health and Human Services. Here, you can find important phone numbers and website links if you have any questions pertaining to the programs.