The Medicare Project   
a consumer's guide to New York Medicare programs, Medicare Part D Prescription Drug Reimbursement and Coverage

topics: Medicare Prescription Drug Help, Medicare coverage, Medicare Advantage prescription drug programs, supplement insurance, what is Medicare? help

  Medicare New York help & articles    Who Offers New York Medicare Prescription Drug Plans? The Medicare Project (Home)   New York MEDICAID help

New York Medicare, New York Medicare Prescription Drug Coverage
Medicare Help & Information, Medicare Part D In New York, Medicare help

Answers and information about Medicare, prescription drug coverage and health insurance involves searching through hundreds of pages at government and private websites. To help seniors and caregivers get started in their search, our editors have compiled this digest of New York Medicare help and information resources.
New York Medicaid: Medicaid assistance and New York Medicaid help Were you looking for New York Medicaid instead of New York Medicare? This link provides a directory of Medicare web sites, articles, publications, brochures
The Medicare Coverage Gap (The Doughnut Hole) A directory of web sites, articles, and publications that helps explain what and how the Prescription Drug Coverage Gap works.

New York Medicare Coverage, Prescription Drug Plans
New York Medicare Help Articles & Resources

Information from varied resources about Medicare in New York
Important advice about how to use this data: This Web Site links you to other Web Sites on the Internet. We cannot take responsibility for information found on third party Web sites outside our control. While we attempt to provide links only to Web Sites that comply with all applicable laws and regulations and appear to have responsible information, please understand that the content on these third-party Web Sites is subject to change without notice to us. We therefore cannot be responsible for, and accept no liability for, any information or opinion contained in any third-party Web Site. Nothing on this Web Site should be construed as the giving of advice or the making of a recommendation and it should not be relied on as the basis for any decision or action.

Note: You will need the Adobe® Reader® software to open and read some of these publications. Get it from Adobe®
Medicare brochure or publication:
Senior Citizen Resource Guide (New York State)

source:New York State Office for the Aging
file size: 56 pg.   languages: English
"Information about health care, legal assistance, financial help, community support services, housing, transportation, nutrition, recreation, energy, taxes, volunteer opportunities and more..."

brochure or publication:

source: Cornell University (College of Human Ecology) Medicare Part D
file size: 61 pg.   languages: English
Insurance Plan Comparisons contains specific information regarding the unique characteristics of each of the 59 stand alone prescription drug plans being offered across New York State in 2007

brochure or publication:
New York City Office of Labor Relations Health Benefits Program

source: The Official New York City Web site
file size: 4 pg.   languages: English
Medicare Part D Information For Medicare-Eligible Retirees Who Currently Receive Prescription Drug Coverage Through Their Health Plan

brochure or publication:
The New Medicare Prescription Drug Benefit - What Residents of Nursing Homes Need to Know

source:Long Term Care Community Coalition
file size: 8 pg.   languages: English
from the brochure or publication: "...Everyone who is on Medicare and Medicaid will have to make decisions. This guidebook will help you find out what you need to know to protect yourself..."

Medicare brochure or publication:
Part D and EPIC / VA -- Here’s what Preferred Care’s Rx plan can offer you

source: Preferred Care
file size: 2 pg.   languages: English
Preferred Care's coverage plans for members of New York State’s EPIC program

Medicare Web Page:
Information for Medicare Beneficiaries

source:New York State Insurance Department
languages: English
Includes Information on Medicare Supplement Insurance, Medicare Select Insurance, and Medicare Advantage Plans

Medicare brochure or publication:
Medicare Prescription Drug, Improvement, and Modernization Act of 2003

source:The Segal Group, Inc
2 pg.   languages: English
(Jan 2004) Bulletin covers highlights of changes in the Medicare law


file size: 1 pg.   languages: English
Bulletin about New York state benefits for psychiatric pharmaceuticals

Medicare Web Page:
Elderly Pharmaceutical Insurance Coverage (EPIC) Program

source:New York State Department of Health
file size: 8 pg.   languages: English
"EPIC is a New York State sponsored prescription plan for senior citizens who need help paying for their prescriptions. Over 360,000 seniors already belong and are saving, on average, over 80% of the cost of their medicines..."
also from New York State Department of Health:
Medicare brochure or publication:
EPIC and Medicare
languages: English
"EPIC enrollees who have Medicare will be eligible to join a Medicare drug plan beginning November 15, 2005. They will be receiving information from Medicare and Social Security about this new benefit. The following important points help explain how this will affect EPIC enrollees and their EPIC coverage..."

Medicare Web Page:
Insurance Plan Comparisons

source:Cornell University Resource Education for Medicare Part D
languages: English
description from web site: "...specific information regarding the unique characteristics of each of the 55 stand alone prescription drug plans being offered across New York State in 2008. Information such as the number of people in the state who chose this plan in 2006 and customer satisfaction rates (for plans that existed in 2006 and 2007 as well as 2008) is included...."
also from Cornell University Resource Education for Medicare Part D:
Medicare brochure or publication:
Plan Coverage of Selected Drugs
languages: English
description from web site: "...contains specific information on almost 500 of the most commonly used medications. Organized as a single page for each medication, the types of coverage and the costs of the medications within each coverage zone for that drug in all of the plans across New York State ..."

Medicare brochure or publication: Beneficiary Fact Sheet: Using Your Medicare Drug Coverage In 2007

source: New York State Office of Mental Health
file size: 2 pg.   languages: English
If you’ve just joined a Medicare drug plan for the first time, or you switched to a new Medicare dug plan during the open enrollment period, there are some things you can do to make sure your first visit to the pharmacy in 2007 goes smoothly.


file size: 2 pg.   languages: English
Notice for New York residents who receive both Medicare and Medicaid about changes in coverage effective January, 2006

Medicare Web Page:
Health Insurance Information, Counseling and Assistance Program (New York)

source:New York State Office for the Aging
languages: English
"The Medicare Part D Prescription Drug annual enrollment period has ended. However, if you received a letter from your drug plan stating that you have a special enrollment period, you have until February 14th to choose and compare other drug plans..."
also from New York State Office for the Aging:
Medicare Web Page:
languages: English
"What is Medicare? Who is Eligible for Medicare? What are Your Medicare Choices? Preventive Services How can I protect myself from Medicare Fraud?"

Medicare brochure or publication:
(New York) EPIC Fee Plan & Medicare Drug Coverage

source:New York Statewide Senior Action Council, Inc.
2 pages; languages: English
...Many seniors in the EPIC Fee Plan can save more by using the Medicare drug benefit together with EPIC. Those with limited income and resources may be eligible for 'Extra Help' from Medicare that will provide even greater savings. Use the chart below to see what level of Medicare drug benefit you qualify for, and how it will work with the EPIC Fee Plan...

Medicare Web Page:
(Medicare Prescription Drug Plan Finder

source:Medicare: The Official U.S. Government Site for People with Medicare
languages: English
Find and compare plans for all states, including New York Medicare Prescription Drug plans

Medicare brochure or publication:
New York 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...."

 The Medicare Project



Contact our editors for questions, corrections and/or linking. Please include your city/state/zip in your message: .
Our Privacy Statement. About Us     Site Map

©Copyright 2011 Quickbrochures/Dibbern& Dibbern Ltd, except for content portions and data from outside resources. All rights reserved.


Publications, Help

Our Medicare Information Directory with Federal, Insurance Companies, States
Medicare Resources List



From : we find the information you need.