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  • Accessing Information on Medicare Benefits for LGBT People

    The ever-evolving legal rights and Medicare benefits that affect lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) individuals and married couples can be challenging to follow. This resource document provides links to organizations providing relevant information. Read More

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    SAGE
  • Benefits CheckUp

    BenefitsCheckUp helps thousands every day to find programs for people ages 55 and over that may pay for some of their costs of prescription drugs, health care, utilities, and other essential items or services. Please fill out our simple questionnaire to find programs that can assist you or your loved ones. Read More

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    National Council on the Aging
  • Help With Prescription Drug Costs

    Medicare beneficiaries can qualify for Extra Help with their Medicare prescription drug plan costs. The Extra Help is estimated to be worth about $4,000 per year. To qualify for the Extra Help, a person must be receiving Medicare, have limited resources and income, and reside in one of the 50 States or the District of Columbia. Read More

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    Social Security Online
  • Marriage, Medicare and Medicaid: What Same-Sex Couples Need To Know

    Married same-sex couples can get coverage under the same Medicare and Medicaid rules as married opposite-sex couples in all states. Read More

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    SAGE
  • Medicare and Hospital Discharges

    If you are a Medicare beneficiary, this publication explains your rights and processes when the hospital decides it is time to discharge you. Publication #5212EN Read More

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    Northwest Justice Project
  • Medicare Changes for Transgender Older Adults

    The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has taken two important steps. First, Medicare has begun covering Gender Reassignment Surgery but has not issued detailed coverage rules. Second, new HHS regulations will help protect transgender older adults from sex discrimination in healthcare. Here’s what you need to know now and what is coming down the road. Read More

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    SAGE
  • Medicare Information for 2018

    Senior Bulletin: January 1. 2018 From: Columbia Legal Services Content Detail

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    Columbia Legal Services

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  • Help With Prescription Drug Costs

    Medicare beneficiaries can qualify for Extra Help with their Medicare prescription drug plan costs. The Extra Help is estimated to be worth about $4,000 per year. To qualify for the Extra Help, a person must be receiving Medicare, have limited resources and income, and reside in one of the 50 States or the District of Columbia. Read More

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    Social Security Online

Seniors and people with disabilities (4)+

  • Benefits CheckUp

    BenefitsCheckUp helps thousands every day to find programs for people ages 55 and over that may pay for some of their costs of prescription drugs, health care, utilities, and other essential items or services. Please fill out our simple questionnaire to find programs that can assist you or your loved ones. Read More

    By:
    National Council on the Aging
  • Estate Recovery for Medical Services Paid for by the State

    5172EN - The state has many programs that pay for medical services. The Medicaid program is one example. Under some of these programs and with important limitations, the estate recovery law allows the state to recover (to be paid back) the cost of the services it pays for. Read More

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    Columbia Legal Services
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    Spanish / Español
  • I Have Disabilities and I Want to Work: Benefits Advisors

    This publication is for people who live in Washington state, have Social Security disability-based benefits, Medicare, SSI-related Medicaid or long term care services, or other disability based benefits and want to work. Publication #7408EN Read More

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    Northwest Justice Project
  • Medicare Savings Programs: Help Paying For Medicare Costs

    5210EN - If you’re on Medicare, you may qualify for help with Medicare premiums, deductibles, and cost-sharing. There are four programs that can help. Read More

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    Columbia Legal Services
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    Spanish / Español

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  • Questions and Answers on Medicaid for Nursing Home Residents

    Medicaid is a government program that pays for medical services including nursing home care. It is administered by DSHS -- the Washington State Department of Social and Health Services. To receive Medicaid payment for nursing home care, you must meet the financial eligibility requirements described in this publication. Also, you must need the care provided in a nursing home. Publication #5170EN Read More

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    Columbia Legal Services
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    Spanish / Español
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