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Medicare (Traditional)
Contributor: Barbara McGinity, Texas
Date: 7/21/2010
A handout illustrating by using a dollar bill that Medicare is not free.
Contributor: Debra Yankey, Iowa
Date: 6/29/2010
Basic facts about Affordable Care Act provisions for a rebate for Part D enrollees who fall into the doughnut hole coverage gap
Contributor: Sharon Dawson, Georgia
Date: 6/22/2010
News release on the $250 rebate checks.
Contributor: Barbara McGinity, Texas
Date: 4/12/2010
Medicare is not Free - this dollar is to illustrate that point.
Contributor: Adele Ching, Hawaii
Date: 2/22/2010
H1N1-related fraud and resources for info and reporting
Contributor: Adele Ching, Hawaii
Date: 2/22/2010
H1N1-related fraud and resources for info and reporting
Contributor: Adele Ching, Hawaii
Date: 1/22/2010
Ways family members can work together to prevent health care fraud, waste, and abuse
Contributor: Erin Weir, Illinois
Date: 12/16/2009
PowerPoint presentation on Medicare home health coverage and home health fraud, including examples of home health scams reported in Illinois.
Contributor: Erin Weir, Illinois
Date: 12/16/2009
One-page tip sheet on how to avoid home health fraud. Includes a brief paragraph on Medicare coverage of home health services.
Contributor: Adele Ching, Hawaii
Date: 12/3/2009
Bus Poster: Protect your Medicare number in eight languages
Contributor: Betty Balderston, Maine
Date: 10/26/2009
Medicare Birthday Clinics are offered by two of Maine's Area Agencies on Aging. You'll find a presentation that is used to provide basic info to participants. The speaker then opens it up for questions and ends with scheduling one-on-one appointments, if necessary. Also included is a flyer that is provided to SSA and newspapers, as well as a general write-up for newsletters and postings. 
Contributor: Betty Balderston, Maine
Date: 10/26/2009
Medicare Birthday Clinics are offered by two of Maine's Area Agencies on Aging. You'll find a presentation that is used to provide basic info to participants. The speaker then opens it up for questions and ends with scheduling one-on-one appointments, if necessary. Also included is a flyer that is provided to SSA and newspapers, as well as a general write-up for newsletters and postings.
Contributor: Betty Balderston, Maine
Date: 10/26/2009
Medicare Birthday Clinics are offered by two of Maine's Area Agencies on Aging. You'll find a presentation that is used to provide basic info to participants. The speaker then opens it up for questions and ends with scheduling one-on-one appointments, if necessary. Also included is a flyer that is provided to SSA and newspapers, as well as a general write-up for newsletters and postings.
Contributor: Erin Weir, Illinois
Date: 7/9/2009
This tip sheet is distributed to consumers at Group Educational Sessions to help them remember how to protect themselves from health care fraud, waste, and abuse. [English] [File size: 269 KB]
Contributor: Erin Weir, Illinois
Date: 7/9/2009
This handout is an adaptation of the handout available on the CMS website (dates and amounts have been changed to reflect more current statements, and descriptions have been worded more simply). It is used to train staff and volunteers, as well as to educate consumers about how to read their Part B Medicare Summary Notice. [English] [File size: 196
Contributor: Erin Weir, Illinois
Date: 7/9/2009
This handout is an adaptation of the handout available on the CMS website (dates and amounts have been changed to reflect more current statements, and descriptions have been worded more simply). It is used to train staff and volunteers, as well as to educate consumers about how to read their Part A Medicare Summary Notice. [English] [File size: 204
Contributor: Debra Yankey, Iowa
Date: 12/31/2008
Medicare and healthcare fraud stats. Includes information about waste and comparison dollars.
Contributor: Rebecca Baker, Indiana
Date: 10/27/2008
MSN Guide: How to Read Your Medicare Summary Notice was initially developed with the help of the Indiana Medicare Partners to assist in reading and understanding the (now) quarterly statement received by each Medicare beneficiary that lists health insurance claims. It has been updated to include information about Medicare's prescription drug plans. The MSN Guide is distributed to Medicare beneficiaries and others at health fairs and presentations and is also used for SMP Volunteer Training purposes.
Contributor: Audrey Pitchford, Washington
Date: 10/3/2008
A training module to help volunteers counsel folks looking for ways to fill Medicare's gaps, or for help paying the costs of Medicare.
Contributor: Audrey Pitchford, Washington
Date: 10/3/2008
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