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1-800-MEDICARE Billing Questions Fact Sheet

Information on how to call 1-800-MEDICARE with questions on your Original Medicare billing.

ID: 11365 / Pages:  2 pages / Size: 31.10 KB

Revised: 5/6/2008

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2014 Medicare Costs

This fact sheet provides the premiums and deductibles for Medicare Part A (Hospital Insurance) and Medicare Part B (Medical Insurance). It also includes information about the income-related monthly adjustment amounts for Medicare Part D (prescription drug coverage).

ID: 11579 / Pages:  2 pages / Size: 138 KB

Revised: 10/1/2013

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4 Programs that Can Help You Pay Your Medical Expenses

A fact sheet with information about federal and state programs for people with limited income and resources.

ID: 11445 / Pages:  3 pages / Size: 160 KB

Revised: 11/1/2011

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6 things you should know

This document answers question you might have after you've enrolled into Medicare. This publication is available in other languages.

ID: 11533 / Pages:  2 pages / Size: 481 KB

Revised: 3/1/2011

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A Quick Look at Medicare

This brochure provides basic information about how Medicare works. This publication is available in other languages.

ID: 11514 / Pages:  4 pages / Size: 320 KB

Revised: 2/1/2014

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Accountable Care Organizations and You: Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) for People with Medicare

This fact sheet gives a general overview about Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs).

ID: 11588 / Pages:  4 pages / Size: 273 KB

Revised: 2/1/2014

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Bridging the Coverage Gap

This fact sheet provides information and resources to people with Medicare prescription drug coverage during the coverage gap.

ID: 11213 / Pages:  2 pages / Size: 136 KB

Revised: 1/1/2011

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Bringing Better Health Care to Indian Communities

Tri-fold color brochure with basic information about Medicare, Medicaid and CHIP programs for Native American communities.

ID: 11368_N / Pages:  2 pages / Size: 271.94 KB

Revised: 3/1/2009

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Coordination of Benefits: Getting Started

This brochure provides an introduction and broad overview of coordination of benefits, including how Medicare works with other insurance and who pays first.

ID: 11546 / Pages:  2 pages / Size: 461 KB

Revised: 2/1/2014

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Durable Medical Equipment and Supplies: A program to save you money & ensure quality services

This brochure gives an overview of Medicare's Durable Medical Equipment and Supplies program.

ID: 11363 / Pages:  6 pages / Size: 3092 MB

Revised: 11/1/2013

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Electronic Prescribing

This brochure explains how people with Medicare can benefit from electronic prescriptions.

ID: 11382 / Pages:  2 pages / Size: 309 KB

Revised: 7/1/2014

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Enrolling in Medicare Part A & Part B

This booklet explains how to enroll in Medicare Part A & Part B.

ID: 11036 / Pages:  28 pages / Size: 756 KB

Revised: 11/1/2012

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Get Your Medicare Questions Answered

This tip sheet tells you when to call 1-800-MEDICARE or other resources for answers to your Medicare questions.

ID: 11386 / Pages:  8 pages / Size: 153 KB

Revised: 4/1/2014

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Getting Medical Care and Prescription Drugs in a Disaster or Emergency Area

This fact sheet provides information about the special rights you have to get care and prescription drugs if you're in a disaster or emergency area.

ID: 11377 / Pages:  4 pages / Size: 59 KB

Revised: 2/1/2012

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Have You Done Your Yearly Medicare Plan Review?

Provides information to help people with Medicare review their health and prescription drug coverage in the fall. This publication is available in other languages.

ID: 11220 / Pages:  2 pages / Size: 205 KB

Revised: 9/1/2014

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HI WAVE Brochure

This brochure helps explain how to help protect your loved ones from health care associated infections.

ID: 11602 / Pages:  2 pages / Size: 115 KB

Revised: 1/1/2012

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HI WAVE Wallet Card

This wallet card helps explain how to help protect your loved ones from health care associated infections.

ID: 11603 / Pages:  2 pages / Size: 80 KB

Revised: 1/1/2012

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How Medicare Covers Self-Administered Drugs Given in Hospital Outpatient Settings

Provides information about how to get reimbursed through Medicare Part D for self-administered drugs you get in hospital outpatient settings.

ID: 11333 / Pages:  4 pages / Size: 364 KB

Revised: 2/1/2011

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Medicaid: Getting Started

This brochure explains the basics of Medicaid benefits. This publication is available in other languages.

ID: 11409 / Pages:  2 pages / Size: 572 KB

Revised: 9/1/2014

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Medicare & You 2015

Summary of Medicare benefits, coverage options, rights and protections, and answers to the most frequently asked questions about Medicare.

ID: 10050 / Pages:  152 pages / Size: 3628 KB

Revised: 9/1/2014

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Medicare & Your Mental Health Benefits

This booklet provides information on Medicare's coverage and payment of mental health services.

ID: 10184 / Pages:  24 pages / Size: 532 KB

Revised: 4/1/2014

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Medicare Basics

This booklet is a guide for families and friends of people with Medicare. It highlights several topics related to the health and care of a person with Medicare.

ID: 11034 / Pages:  56 pages / Size: 1414 KB

Revised: 5/1/2011

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Medicare Helps Cover Diabetes Services and Supplies

Lists Medicare-covered diabetes services and supplies, and questions diabetics should ask their doctor.

ID: 11410 / Pages:  2 pages / Size: 355 KB

Revised: 7/1/2014

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Medicare Physician Quality Reporting Initiative (PQRI) Letter

This letter informs Medicare patients that their doctor is participating in the Physician Quality Reporting Initiative (PQRI) and explains what that means to them.

ID: 11317 / Pages:  1 page / Size: 33.25 KB

Revised: 1/1/2008

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Medicare Supplemental Insurance: Getting Started

This brochure provides an introduction and broad overview of Medicare Supplemental Insurance (Medigap) policies.

ID: 11575 / Pages:  2 pages / Size: 480 KB

Revised: 12/1/2013

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Medicare: Getting Started

This brochure explains the basics of Medicare benefits.

ID: 11389 / Pages:  2 pages / Size: 543 KB

Revised: 6/1/2014

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Medicare's National Mail-Order Program for Diabetic Testing Supplies

This brochure gives an overview of Medicare's National Mail-Order Program for Diabetic Testing Supplies. This publication is available in other languages.

ID: 11634 / Pages:  4 pages / Size: 209 KB

Revised: 4/1/2013

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Meeting with Agents One-on-One

This postcard tells you what to expect at a one-on-one meeting with an agent or broker about Medicare Advantage and Prescription Drug Plans.

ID: 11593 / Pages:  2 pages / Size: 470 KB

Revised: 11/1/2011

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MyMedicare.gov Blue Button Conference Card

This conference card lists the benefits of using MyMedicare.gov and the Blue Button feature on the website.

ID: 11424 / Pages:  2 pages / Size: 98 KB

Revised: 1/1/2014

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MyMedicare.gov-Medicare.gov conference card

This conference card explains what you can do on MyMedicare.gov and Medicare.gov.

ID: 11584 / Pages:  2 pages / Size: 235 KB

Revised: 6/1/2013

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Quality Care Finder Conference Card

Find and compare high quality health care options on the Quality Care Finder.

ID: 11580 / Pages:  1 page / Size: 196 KB

Revised: 8/1/2011

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Traveling? A New Medicare Program May Affect You

This conference card provides basic information about what a person with Medicare needs to know if they travel and need certain durable medical equipment.

ID: 11513 / Pages:  2 pages / Size: 264 KB

Revised: 4/1/2013

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Understanding Medicare Part C & D Enrollment Periods

This tip sheet is designed to help you learn more about enrollment into Medicare Parts C and D, including who can sign up, when you can sign up, and how the timing can affect your costs.

ID: 11219 / Pages:  12 pages / Size: 303 KB

Revised: 8/1/2014

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Welcome To Medicare

This booklet is included in the Initial Enrollment Period (IEP) package that Medicare mails to people who are automatically enrolled in Medicare Part B. It gives a basic overview of Medicare and includes key decisions that people who are new to Medicare need to make.

ID: 11095 / Pages:  32 pages / Size: 527 KB

Revised: 11/1/2013

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Welcome to Medicare Q&A

This publication lists questions and answers around the Welcome to Medicare Preventive Visit. This publication is available in other languages.

ID: 11532 / Pages:  2 pages / Size: 981 KB

Revised: 3/1/2011

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What are Long-Term Care Hospitals?

This fact sheet explains long-term care hospitals, their purpose, and how people with Medicare are covered for services in this setting.

ID: 11347 / Pages:  2 pages / Size: 220 KB

Revised: 8/1/2014

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What is Medicare? What is Medicaid?

This fact sheet provides a brief overview of Medicare and Medicaid. This publication is available in other languages.

ID: 11306 / Pages:  2 pages / Size: 219 KB

Revised: 6/1/2014

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What You Should Know if You Need Medicare-covered Equipment or Supplies

This fact sheet describes Medicare's Durable Medical Equipment and Supplies Competitive Bidding Program, including a list of the affected areas and the items included.

ID: 11307 / Pages:  8 pages / Size: 356 KB

Revised: 1/1/2014

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Withholding Medicare Prescription Drug Premiums from your 2015 Social Security Payment

This tip sheet explains how premium withhold deductions work if you switch drug plans for 2015.

ID: 11400 / Pages:  2 pages / Size: 217 KB

Revised: 10/1/2014

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Women and Heart Disease

This brochure includes information women need to know about heart disease.

ID: 11294 / Pages:  2 pages / Size: 328 KB

Revised: 7/1/2014

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You Can Help Protect Yourself and Medicare from Fraud Committed by Dishonest Suppliers

This fact sheet explains what you can do to protect yourself and Medicare from fraud.

ID: 11442 / Pages:  2 pages / Size: 204 KB

Revised: 3/4/2014

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Your Guide to Medicare Prescription Drug Coverage

This booklet tells you how your Medicare prescription drug coverage works, how it works with other drug coverage you may have, and how you get Extra Help if you have limited income and resources.

ID: 11109 / Pages:  88 pages / Size: 1.57 MB

Revised: 6/1/2014

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Your Guide to Medicare's Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics, Orthotics, and Supplies Competitive Bidding Program

This comprehensive booklet describes Medicare's Durable Medical Equipment and Supplies Competitive Bidding Program.

ID: 11461 / Pages:  32 pages / Size: 671 KB

Revised: 6/1/2013

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4 Ways to Help Lower Your Medicare Prescription Drug Costs

This fact sheet provides information and resources to people with Medicare who need help paying for their prescription drug costs.

ID: 11417 / Pages:  2 pages / Size: 233 KB

Revised: 3/1/2014

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Closing the Coverage Gap? More Prescription Drugs Are Becoming Affordable

This fact sheet explains the discount on brand-name drugs and coverage for generic drugs during the coverage gap and how these benefits will increase over time until the coverage gap is closed by 2020.

ID: 11493 / Pages:  8 pages / Size: 249 KB

Revised: 2/1/2014

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How income affects your Medicare prescription drug coverage premiums

A description of the extra amount (known as Part D IRMAA) you may pay for your Medicare prescription drug coverage if your income is above a certain limit.

ID: 11469 / Pages:  4 pages / Size: 51 KB

Revised: 11/1/2012

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How Medicare Prescription Drug Coverage Works with a Medicare Advantage Plan or Medicare Cost Plan

This fact sheet provides basic information about Medicare's prescription drug coverage for people with a Medicare Advantage Plan or Medicare Cost Plan.

ID: 11135 / Pages:  4 pages / Size: 215 KB

Revised: 4/1/2014

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How Medicare Prescription Drug Plans and Medicare Advantage Plans with Prescription Drug Coverage (MA-PDs) Use Pharmacies, Formularies, & Common Coverage Rules

This fact sheet describes the methods Medicare drug plans and Medicare Advantage Plans with prescription drug coverage (MA-PDs) use to provide access to prescription drugs.

ID: 11136 / Pages:  8 pages / Size: 249 KB

Revised: 7/1/2014

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If You Get Extra Help, Make Sure You're Paying the Right Amount

This tip sheet explains what people who qualify for Extra Help can do to make sure they're paying the right amount for their drugs at the pharmacy.

ID: 11324 / Pages:  4 pages / Size: 272 KB

Revised: 12/1/2013

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Medicare Prescription Drug Coverage: How to Join a Medicare Drug Plan

This tip sheet tells you how to join a Medicare drug plan once you have chosen the plan you want.

ID: 11111 / Pages:  2 pages / Size: 315 KB

Revised: 5/1/2014

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Things to think about when you compare Medicare drug coverage

This tip sheet explains things to consider when comparing Medicare drug plans.

ID: 11163 / Pages:  8 pages / Size: 250 KB

Revised: 9/1/2014

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What to do if you no longer automatically qualify for Extra Help with Medicare prescription drug costs

Explains that Medicare and Social Security are determining whether some people who qualify for Extra Help will continue to qualify next year, and what people should do if their level of Extra Help changes.

ID: 11215 / Pages:  4 pages / Size: 215 KB

Revised: 4/1/2014

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Choosing a Medigap Policy: A Guide to Health Insurance for People with Medicare

This booklet contains information on choosing a Medigap policy to supplement the original Medicare plan.

ID: 02110 / Pages:  52 pages / Size: 1.73 MB

Revised: 2/1/2014

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Getting a Second Opinion Before Surgery

A guide to what you need to know about getting a second opinion before surgery.

ID: 02173 / Pages:  4 pages / Size: 329 KB

Revised: 2/1/2014

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Guide to Choosing a Hospital

This official government booklet explains the steps to choosing a hospital and why hospital quality is important.

ID: 10181 / Pages:  28 pages / Size: 7.89 MB

Revised: 5/1/2010

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Medicare & the Health Insurance Marketplace

This fact sheet explains how the Health Insurance Marketplace affects people with Medicare.

ID: 11694 / Pages:  3 pages / Size: 290 KB

Revised: 9/1/2014

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Quick Facts About Programs of All-inclusive Care for the Elderly

This fact sheet has information about the PACE program.

ID: 11341 / Pages:  4 pages / Size: 59 KB

Revised: 1/1/2011

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Your Guide to Choosing a Nursing Home

The booklet contains detailed information on choosing a nursing home, as well as costs and coverage.

ID: 02174 / Pages:  56 pages / Size: 949 KB

Revised: 12/1/2013

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Your Guide to Medicare Medical Savings Account Plans

This booklet provides information on Medicare Medical Savings Account Plans including how the plans work and questions to ask to decide if these plans are right for you.

ID: 11206 / Pages:  36 pages / Size: 871 KB

Revised: 5/1/2012

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Your Guide to Medicare Special Needs Plans (SNPs)

This publication gives an overview of Medicare Special Needs Plans (SNPs), including how SNPs work, how to join and switch, and how to decide if a Medicare SNP is right for you.

ID: 11302 / Pages:  24 pages / Size: 359 KB

Revised: 11/1/2011

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Your Right to Get Information About Returning to the Community

Explains right of nursing home residents to learn if they can live in the community and get the services and supports they need.

ID: 11477 / Pages:  2 pages / Size: 223 KB

Revised: 12/1/2013

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Are You a Hospital Inpatient or Outpatient? If you have Medicare - Ask!

This fact sheet explains how hospital status affects how much a person pays for hospital services and whether their stay in a skilled nursing facility will be covered.

ID: 11435 / Pages:  8 pages / Size: 278 KB

Revised: 5/1/2014

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Get Help With Your Medicare Costs: Getting Started

A brochure explaining how you can get help paying your Medicare Part A and Part B premiums (through Medicare Savings Programs).

ID: 10126 / Pages:  3 pages / Size: 380 KB

Revised: 3/1/2014

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Learning What Medicare Covers and How Much You Pay

A guide to learning what Medicare covers and how much you'll pay.

ID: 11472 / Pages:  4 pages / Size: 48 KB

Revised: 10/1/2010

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MA vs. Medigap

An explanation of the differences between Medicare Advantage and Medigap.

ID: 11474 / Pages:  5 pages / Size: 59.00 Kb

Revised: 10/1/2010

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Medicare and Clinical Research Studies

A brochure that explains Medicare coverage to help pay health care costs if you're in a covered clinical research study.

ID: 02226 / Pages:  8 pages / Size: 359 KB

Revised: 9/1/2012

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Medicare and Home Health Care

This is the official U.S. government booklet about Medicare home health care benefits for people with Original Medicare.

ID: 10969 / Pages:  31 pages / Size: 647 KB

Revised: 5/1/2010

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Medicare and Hospice Benefits: Getting Started

This brochure explains the basics of hospice benefits.

ID: 11361 / Pages:  2 pages / Size: 874 KB

Revised: 8/1/2013

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Medicare and Kidney Disease Education

This brochure has information about education services for people with Stage IV chronic kidney disease.

ID: 11454 / Pages:  2 pages / Size: 492 KB

Revised: 4/1/2014

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Medicare and Other Health Benefits: Your Guide to Who Pays First

An explanation of how Medicare pays with other types of insurance.

ID: 02179 / Pages:  34 pages / Size: 995 KB

Revised: 4/1/2014

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Medicare and Skilled Nursing Facility Benefits: Getting Started

This brochure explains the basics of Medicare's skilled nursing facility benefits.

ID: 11359 / Pages:  2 pages / Size: 314.96 KB

Revised: 8/1/2008

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Medicare and Your Hospital Benefits: Getting Started

A brief overview of how Original Medicare covers inpatient and outpatient hospital services.

ID: 11408 / Pages:  3 pages / Size: 539 KB

Revised: 8/1/2014

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Medicare and Your Mental Health Benefits: Getting Started

This brochure provides a brief overview of how Original Medicare covers inpatient and outpatient mental health services.

ID: 11358 / Pages:  2 pages / Size: 539 KB

Revised: 5/1/2014

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Medicare Coverage of Ambulance Services

This booklet explains ambulance coverage under Original Medicare. It provides information on coverage, payment, and rights and protection issues.

ID: 11021 / Pages:  16 pages / Size: 584 KB

Revised: 4/1/2014

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Medicare Coverage of Diabetes and Supplies

This booklet explains the diabetes supplies and services that Medicare helps pay for, and where you can get more help.

ID: 11022 / Pages:  32 pages / Size: 1 MB

Revised: 9/1/2013

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Medicare Coverage of Durable Medical Equipment and Other Devices

Provides an overview of Medicare's coverage of durable medical equipment, including which items are and are not covered.

ID: 11045 / Pages:  16 pages / Size: 327.35 KB

Revised: 12/1/2008

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Medicare Coverage of Kidney Dialysis and Kidney Transplant Services

This booklet has information about Medicare coverage for people with End-Stage Renal Disease (permanent kidney failure treated with dialysis or a transplant).

ID: 10128 / Pages:  60 pages / Size: 2 mb

Revised: 4/1/2014

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Medicare Coverage of Skilled Nursing Facility Care

A brochure explaining Medicare covered skilled care, your rights and protections, and where you can get help with your questions.

ID: 10153 / Pages:  52 pages / Size: 11015 KB

Revised: 2/1/2014

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Medicare Coverage Outside the United States

Information about Medicare's limited coverage of health care services and supplies when you travel outside the U.S.

ID: 11037 / Pages:  8 pages / Size: 206 KB

Revised: 6/1/2014

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Medicare for Children with End-Stage Renal Disease

This brochure has information about Medicare coverage for children with End-Stage Renal Disease (permanent kidney failure treated with dialysis or a transplant).

ID: 11392 / Pages:  2 pages / Size: 391 KB

Revised: 3/1/2014

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Medicare Helps Cover Kidney Disease Education

Lists Medicare-covered kidney disease education services.

ID: 11456 / Pages:  2 pages / Size: 235 KB

Revised: 4/1/2014

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Medicare Hospice Benefits

This booklet has information about Medicare's hospice care coverage.

ID: 02154 / Pages:  16 pages / Size: 341 KB

Revised: 8/1/2013

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Medicare Limits on Therapy Services

This fact sheet explains the therapy cap limits for outpatient physical therapy (PT), speech-language pathology (SLP), and occupational therapy (OT).

ID: 10988 / Pages:  4 pages / Size: 212 KB

Revised: 1/1/2014

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Medicare's Coverage of Dialysis and Kidney Transplant Benefits: Getting Started

This brochure explains the basics of Medicare's dialysis and kidney transplant benefits.

ID: 11360 / Pages:  2 pages / Size: 355 KB

Revised: 3/1/2014

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Medicare's Home Health Benefit: Getting Started

This brochure explains the basics of Medicare's home health benefit.

ID: 11357 / Pages:  2 pages / Size: 682 KB

Revised: 9/1/2011

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Medicare's Wheelchair and Scooter Benefit

This publication explains Medicare's coverage of wheelchairs and scooters. It also has information on how to detect fraud.

ID: 11046 / Pages:  4 pages / Size: 230 KB

Revised: 4/1/2014

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Quick Facts About Paying for Outpatient Services for People with Medicare Part B

This fact sheet has information about how outpatient services are paid for people with Medicare Part B.

ID: 02118 / Pages:  4 pages / Size: 75.58 KB

Revised: 1/1/2010

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Speaking with a Friend or Family Member's Doctor During an Office Visit

Information for caregivers who may need to talk to a doctor about a friend or family member's condition or treatment plan during an office visit.

ID: 11441 / Pages:  2 pages / Size: 224 KB

Revised: 7/1/2013

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Your Medicare Benefits

This booklet explains health care services and supplies covered under Medicare Part A and Part B.

ID: 10116 / Pages:  64 pages / Size: 2036 KB

Revised: 8/1/2014

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4Rs for Fighting Medicare Fraud

Provides a person with Medicare some easy ways to fight Medicare fraud.

ID: 11610 / Pages:  2 pages / Size: 210 KB

Revised: 3/1/2014

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Filing a Complaint Concerning Dialysis or Kidney Transplant Care

This fact sheet provides information about filing complaints and grievances in the Medicare End-Stage Renal Disease Program by or on behalf of an individual with kidney failure.

ID: 11314 / Pages:  2 pages / Size: 240.38 KB

Revised: 8/1/2007

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Help Prevent Fraud - Check Your Medicare Claims Early!

Informs people with Medicare that they can help fight fraud by checking their Original Medicare claims on MyMedicare.gov or by calling 1-800-MEDICARE (1-800-633-4227) and using the automated phone system.

ID: 11492 / Pages:  2 pages / Size: 267 KB

Revised: 3/4/2014

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Help Prevent Fraud: Check your Medicare claims early by visiting MyMedicare.gov or by calling 1-800-MEDICARE!

Informs people with Medicare that they can help fight fraud by checking their Original Medicare claims on MyMedicare.gov or by calling 1-800-MEDICARE (1-800-633-4227) and using the automated phone system.

ID: 11491 / Pages:  4 pages / Size: 224 KB

Revised: 3/4/2014

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How the Medicare Beneficiary Ombudsman Works For You

This fact sheet provides a brief description of the goals of Medicare's Beneficiary Ombudsman.

ID: 11173 / Pages:  2 pages / Size: 333 KB

Revised: 10/1/2011

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Medicare Appeals

This booklet explains the Medicare appeals process.

ID: 11525 / Pages:  56 pages / Size: 855 KB

Revised: 6/1/2011

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Medicare Rights & Protections

This booklet lists the rights of people with Medicare.

ID: 11534 / Pages:  16 pages / Size: 717 KB

Revised: 7/1/2014

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Protecting Yourself & Medicare from Fraud

This booklet provides information on how to detect and protect against fraud and identity theft.

ID: 10111 / Pages:  16 pages / Size: 638 KB

Revised: 8/1/2014

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Quick Facts about Medicare Plans and Protecting Your Personal Information

Provides basic information on Part D and protecting personal information. This publication is available in other languages.

ID: 11147 / Pages:  2 pages / Size: 212 KB

Revised: 3/1/2014

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Are You Up-To-Date on Your Preventive Services?

An easy-to-use checklist of Medicare-covered preventive services.

ID: 11420 / Pages:  2 pages / Size: 183 KB

Revised: 7/1/2014

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Questions to Ask about Medicare Preventive Services

This checklist includes a list of questions to ask your doctor about Medicare's preventive services.

ID: 11542 / Pages:  2 pages / Size: 574 KB

Revised: 7/1/2014

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Staying Healthy

This publication gives an overview of Medicare's covered preventive services. This publication is available in other languages.

ID: 11100 / Pages:  4 pages / Size: 310 KB

Revised: 7/1/2014

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Your Discharge Planning Checklist

This checklist helps you and your caregiver make sure you have the information you need before discharge.

ID: 11376 / Pages:  6 pages / Size: 806 KB

Revised: 8/1/2014

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Your Guide to Medicare's Preventive Services

This booklet gives an overview of Medicare's covered preventive services.

ID: 10110 / Pages:  32 pages / Size: 1.5 MB

Revised: 2/1/2013

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