Can't Make it to a New to Medicare Class?

This powerpoint provides Medicare eligible beneficiaries information on What Medicare is and what pieces are needed, enrollment, costs, covered services, and how Medicare coordinates with work or retirement insurance, Medigap policies and Medicare drug plans. 

NEW TO MEDICARE- 2020 ECKAAA (Anderson, Coffey, Franklin, Linn, Miami and Osage Counties) (pdf)

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NEW TO MEDICARE- 2020 (Johnson County) (pdf)

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Medicare Resources

2020 ECKAAA Medicare Open Enrollment Worksheet (pdf)

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MEDICARE 2020 Open Enrollment Outreach Dates (pdf)

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How to File an Appeal (pdf)

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Medicare Advantage Post-Service Denial (pdf)

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Who-Pays-What-Part-D-2020 (pdf)

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SHICK Volunteer Listing (pdf)

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Medicare Supplement Fact Sheet pdf (pdf)

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Medicare Savings Program Financial Eligibilty Guidelines (pdf)

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Extra Help 2020 (pdf)

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New to Medicare Registration Brochure 2020 COVID 19 (pdf)

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Checklist for Enrolling in Medicare

Watch this video to learn the steps involved in starting your Medicare coverage.

I'm Turning 65 -- What Do I Do about Medicare?

Watch this video to learn about the decisions you need to make and how to enroll in Medicare.

Medicare & You: Different Parts of Medicare

Learn about what all those letters mean. 

Medicare & You: Understanding Your Medicare Choices

Your personal financial situation may affect Medicare choices. Learn about your options.

I Have Employer Health Insurance -- Do I Need Medicare?

This video explains your options if you are covered either by your employer insurance or your spouse's employer insurance.

Medicare & You: Deciding to Sign Up for Medicare Part B

I'm retiring and will lose my employer health insurance. How do I sign up for Medicare Part B?

Health Savings Accounts and Medicare

Contributing to a Health Savings Account while you're enrolled in Medicare creates an income tax problem. Watch this video to learn how to avoid the tax issues.

Creating a MyMedicare Account

After you have enrolled in Medicare and received your Medicare card, you need to create a MyMedicare account. This video outlines the steps involved in creating this account.

Medicare Supplement (MEDIGAP) Coverage

Learn about your options for Medicare Supplement coverage in this video.

HELPFUL MEDICARE LINKS

Extra Help Info

Medicare Savings Program

Medicare Savings Program

Click below to access the Social Security website to view  Extra Help With Medicare Prescription Drug Plan Costs​ information and to access the link to apply online.    

Medicare Savings Program

Medicare Savings Program

Medicare Savings Program

Click below for information on getting help paying for your Medicare costs through the Medicare Savings Program. 

Other Resources

Medicare Savings Program

Other Resources

 

Official Medicare website: www.medicare.gov


Social Security online: www.socialsecurity.gov


Official Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Site www.cms.hhs.gov


RxAssist.org: Look up your medications (brand or generic) for information as to whether you can get them free directly from the pharmaceutical manufacturer www.rxassist.org


Medicare Rights: www.medicareinteractive.org


Medicare’s Durable Medical Equipment Program: www.cms.gov