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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 Rhode Island Medicare help and information resources.
 
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Medicare publication:
MEDICARE | Prescription Drug Coverage for Rhode Island

source:Rhode Island Department of Elderly Affairs (DEA)
22 pages; languages: English
from the publication: "RIDEA created this book to help Rhode Island’s Medicare beneficiaries; especially members of the Rhode Island Prescription Assistance for the Elderly (RIPAE) make the right choices regarding prescription drug coverage - now and in the future..."

 
more from Rhode Island Department of Elderly Affairs (DEA):
Publication:
2006 - RHODE ISLAND GUIDE TO BUYING MEDICARE SUPPLEMENT INSURANCE AND MEDICARE MANAGED CARE PLANS
file size: 34 pg.   languages: English
from the publication: "The Senior Health Insurance Program (SHIP) offers information and assistance regarding health insurance issues to Medicare beneficiaries and to older adults."

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Medicare Web Page:
Medicare Premium Payment Program

source:Rhode Island Department of Human Services
languages: English
from the web page: "The Medicare Premium Payment Program helps elderly and disabled adults pay all or some of the costs of Medicare’s Part A and Part B premiums, deductibles and co-payments. Depending on income and resources, individuals may qualify for one of the following categories: ..."
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Medicare Web Page:
Rhode Island Department of Health Medicare Prescription Drug Coverage Website for the Health Professional

source:Rhode Island Department of Health
languages: English
from the web page: "Beginning January 1, 2006, all your Medicare patients and customers can get help from Medicare with their prescription drug costs..."
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Medicare Web Page:
Guide to Medicare Part D

source:University of Rhode Island College of Pharmacy
languages: English
from the web page: "...For those eligible Prescription drug insurance coverage is now available through Medicare Part D programs. To help consumers understand Medicare Part D and make informed decisions we have provided three resources:.."
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Medicare Web Page:
Rhode Island Pharmaceutical Assistance to the Elderly (RIPAE)

source: The Point - State of Rhode Island: Office of Health and Human Services, Aging and Disabilities Resource Center
languages: English
"The Rhode Island Pharmaceutical Assistance to the Elderly (RIPAE) program pays a portion of the cost of Category A prescriptions used to treat Alzheimer’s disease, arthritis, diabetes (including insulin and syringes for insulin injections), heart problems, depression, anti-infectives, Parkinson’s disease, high blood pressure, cancer, urinary incontinence, circulatory insufficiency, high cholesterol, asthma and chronic respiratory conditions, osteoporosis, glaucoma, and prescription vitamins and mineral supplements for renal patients for eligible Rhode Island residents 65 and older..." (for individuals who qualify -see the web page for explanation)
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Medicare Web Page:
Rhode Island Medicare Services: Contacting Medicare Services

source:Welcome To Rhode Island Medicare Services
languages: English
Telephone and address information for Rhode Island Medicare services
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Medicare brochure or publication:
Rhode Island Medicare Drug Plan Ratings

source:AARP
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...."
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Medicare Web Page:
Rhode Island: Medicare Hospital Payments

source:Kaiser Family Foundation / statehealthfacts.org
languages: English
Range of Medicare Payments (Low-25th Percentile/High-75th Percentile) for Top Five Elective Inpatient Hospital Procedures, FY2005
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Medicare Web Page:
The Medicare Prescription Drug Benefit (Part D)

source:Medicare Rights Center
languages: English  
from the web page:...(Part D) covers most outpatient prescription drugs (the kind you get at the pharmacy or through mail-order). Unlike Medicare health benefits, though, Part D is only offered through private plans..."
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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.
Medicaid brochure or publication:
A Consumer's Guide to Getting and Keeping Health Insurance in Rhode Island

source:healthinsuranceinfo.net
file size: 40pg.   languages: English
from GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY HEALTH POLICY INSTITUTE. from the publication: "...As a Rhode Island resident, 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 Rhode Island resident..."
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Medicare brochure or publication:
State Pharmacy Listing - Aetna Medicare RxSM Plans - Connecticut / Massachusetts / Rhode Island / Vermont

Aetna Medicare
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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.
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Medicaid brochure or publication:
Medicare & You 2007

source: U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
152pp   languages: English and Spanish
from www.medicare.gov: "Medicare & You 2007... contains important information about what’s new, health plans, prescription drug plans, and rights and protections to help people with Medicare review their coverage options and prepare to enroll in a new plan if they choose. These files are ... the printed version that people with Medicare will get in the mail this fall. Plan information contained in each book may change after printing."
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