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Advance directives explain how you want medical decisions to be made when you're too ill to speak for yourself. Learn about specific documents, like living will and durable power of attorney. Also learn how to plan for long-term care payment.
Electronic prescribing lets your doctor or health care provider send your prescriptions electronically and directly to your pharmacy.
Health care providers use electronic health records (EHR) to manage health information, reduce medical errors, improve quality of care.
Learn about MyMedicare.gov's Blue Button. Blue Button offers a safe, secure, reliable, and easy way to download your personal health information. You can download the information to a file on your personal computer. You can also import it into other computer-based personal health management tools.
Medicare works with health care providers to be sure they have the resources and information needed to coordinate your care. Coordinated care helps make sure you get the right care at the right time in the right setting.
Find out how Medicare works for people who have a disability.
Learn about Medicare eligibility and coverage if you need regular dialysis or have had a kidney transplant.