Colorado Medicare

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Medicare brochure or publication:
Important Notice from the State of Colorado About Your Prescription Drug Coverage and Medicare for enrolles in Kaiser Permanente Health Plan of Colorado

source: The Official Site of The State of Colorado
file size: 3 pg.   languages: English
Information for people presently enrolled in Kaiser Permanente Health Plan of Colorado

Medicare brochure or publication:
2009 Colorado Guide to Medicare Supplement Insurance, including sample premiums

source: Division of Insurance, Colorado Department of Regulatory Agencies
file size: 8 pg.   languages: English
The SHIP (Colorado Senior Health Insurance Assistance Program) is a counseling program for Medicare beneficiaries and their families who wish assistance in understanding Medicare benefits, coverage gaps, billing concerns, Medigap, Medicare Health Plans, long-term care insurance and other health insurance options.
more from Division of Insurance, Colorado Department of Regulatory Agencies:
Medicare brochure or publication:
Colorado Medicare Approved Drug Discount Cards
5 pages; languages: English

Medicare brochure or publication:
Managing Your Medicare Bills
24 pages; languages: English
Various topics such as "Billing Basics", "What Medicare Doesn’t Pay For", "Secondary Payers", "Determining What You Need to Do About Bills", "Medicare Claims Tracking Form", "Why Didn’t Medicare Pay?".
Medicare brochure or publication:
How to Choose a Medicare Prescription Drug Plan
24 pages; languages: English
Because each plan has different features, and each person has unique prescription needs, it is important for you to determine which plan is the best for you. The following are important factors to help you determine which plan may be the most advantageous..."

Medicaid brochure or publication:
A Consumer's Guide to Getting and Keeping Health Insurance in Colorado
file size: 42pg.   languages: English
from GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY HEALTH POLICY INSTITUTE. As a resident of Colorado, you have rights under federal and state law that will protect you when you seek to buy, keep, or switch your health insurance, even if you have a serious health condition. This guide describes your protections as a resident of Colorado.

Medicare Web Page:
Colorado: Medicare Hospital Payments

source:Kaiser Family Foundation /
languages: English
Range of Medicare Payments (Low-25th Percentile/High-75th Percentile) for Top Five Elective Inpatient Hospital Procedures, FY2005
more from Kaiser Family Foundation:
Medicare brochure or publication:
Colorado: Medicare - Medicare Spending
5 pages; languages: English
Information about Colorado Medicare and find out how it compares to the US overall

Medicare Web Page:
Colorado: Medicare Rx Fact Sheet

source: AARP
languages: English
"Colorado already runs two programs that help people with limited incomes pay for drugs and a third program that helps pay for other Medicare-related costs like premiums..."
more from AARP:
Medicare brochure or publication:
Colorado Medicare Drug Plan Ratings
file size:5 pg.  languages: English
"...This AARP rating tool contains information about “stand-alone” Medicare plans in your state that cover only prescription drugs...."

Medicare Web Page:
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services - Region 9 - San Francisco

source:Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
languages: English
"Regional Offices generally serve as the agency's main link to beneficiaries, health care providers, state and local governments as well as the general public..."

Medicaid brochure or publication:
Your Medicare Rights and Protections

source: U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
44pp   languages: English
Fairly detailed explanations and descriptions about your Medicare rights and protections.

web page:
Medicare Prescription Drug Plan Finder

languages: English
"As you consider Medicare prescription drug coverage, think about what matters most to you. There are a range of plan options available, and the Landscape of Local Plans can help you focus on the kind of coverage you prefer. on your state on the map"


CO: Colorado Medicare: Prescription Drug Program: Part D Medicare


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