Medicare Resource Page

While we hope you will find these resources helpful, we understand each person’s situation is unique. If you would like individualized, unbiased counseling and assistance regarding Medicare, please contact the GeorgiaCares program at ACCA and we’ll be happy to help you! You can reach us by phone, 706-549-4850, or email georgiacares@accaging.org.

2021 Medicare and You Handbook

This is the official U.S. government Medicare Handbook from the Department of Health and Human Services and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Service. This guide is updated each year. If you would like a paper copy of this handbook please call the GeorgiaCares program at 706-549-4850 or email georgiacares@accaging.org.

GeorgiaCares Preventive Services Guide

This guide lists screenings and/or tests that are free if you have Original Medicare and if the doctor or other qualified health care provider accepts assignment. If you are in a Medicare advantage Plan your cost may be different. Contact your plan to find out the cost. If you have questions about preventative service coverage we are happy to help! You can reach us by phone, 706-549-4850, or email georgiacares@accaging.org.

GeorgiaCares The Importance of having a Prescription Drug Plan

It is important that you consider your options when choosing a prescription drug plan once you become eligible for Medicare. This fact sheet includes what to consider, and how to enroll in a Part C or Part D plan. If you would like individualized, unbiased assistance in choosing and enrolling in a prescription plan we are here to help! Please call the GeorgiaCares program at 706-549-4850 or email georgiacares@accaging.org.

GARD Keep Your Brain Strong

Did you know your Medicare Annual Wellness Visit is free and that it includes a memory screening?

 


GeorgiaCares Medicare Minute

The following resources are provided by the Medicare Rights Center through GeorgiaCares, the State Health Insurance Assistance Program.

2021

June 2021: Original Medicare and Medicare Advantage Appeals

May 2021: Medicare Cost Assistance Programs

April 2021: Medicare and Changes in Residence

March 2021: Medicare’s Coverage of Care at Home

February 2021: Medicare Coverage of Behavioral Health Care Services

January 2021: What’s New for Medicare in 2021?

2020

December 2020: What should I know about Medicare’s coverage of skilled therapy?

November 2020: Choosing Your Part D Prescription Drug Coverage

September 2020: Preparing for Future Health Care Needs

August 2020: Medicare Coverage of Skilled Nursing Facility Care

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