You help your loved one in so many ways, giving advice, taking over chores, helping with personal care. Even with the conclusion of the initial phase of the new Medicare Rx prescription drug enrollment period, there is still a great deal of information to remember regarding Medicare benefits. The web sites featured below will assist you in gathering the information you need to make decisions now and in the future.
Great Medicare Informational Web Sites:
NFCA is proud to be partnering with the following organizations to provide you with the best information possible on Medicare benefits.
New Medicare Part D Resource for Caregivers and Loved Ones
NFCA in partnership with AstraZeneca is proud to announce the availability of the MedicareRx Matters Decision Support Guide (499 KB PDF).
The Guide provides instructions designed to help caregivers support a loved one through the process of making informed decisions about the new Medicare prescription drug program and, if appropriate for their situation, the enrollment process.
Your Guide Through the Medicare Maze with Medicare Rights charts and tip sheets, along with information on Medigaps, home and hospice care, prescription drug price comparisons, and much more. You can also sign up here for MRC's weekly e-mail newsletter, designed to help people with Medicare, their families and their family caregivers understand their health care benefits and options. Each edition of Dear Marci will feature basic health tips, Medicare coverage advice, health plan reminders, and links to vital health care resources on the Internet. Sign up now, FREE, or read a sample issue
This is the official web site for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), the agency responsible for Medicare Rx. The toll-free number is 800/MEDICARE.