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Medicare Web Page:
Prescription Drug Coverage

source:TexasMedicareRx (Texas Health and Human Services Commission)
languages: English and Spanish
"Through this website, the Texas Health and Human Services Commission hopes to provide information that helps dual eligible Texans - those who are Medicare-eligible and also receive assistance from Medicaid - make a successful transition to the new Medicare Rx program..."
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Medicare brochure or publication:
TRS-ActiveCare Medicare Prescription Drug Coverage

source:Teacher Retirement System of Texas
file size: 3 pg.   languages: English
(September 19, 2005) Eligibility, costs, and coverage details directed to members of the TRS of Texas.
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Medicare brochure or publication:
Medicaid Prescription Drug Coverage Primer

source:Texas Institute For Health Policy Research
file size: 8 pg.   languages: English
Thorough presentation of Medicare Part D questions and answers
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Medicare Web Page:
The Medicare Coverage Gap (The Doughnut Hole)
languages: English
A directory of web sites, articles, and publications that helps explain what and how the Prescription Drug Coverage Gap works.

Medicare Web Page:
(Texas) Medicare Supplement Insurance Handbook and Rate Guide

source:Texas Department of Insurance
languages: English
(July 2006) Various topics are covered, including: Key Changes in Medicare Supplement Insurance... Medicare and Medicare Supplement Insurance... Medicare Basics... Medicare Supplement Insurance and others
 
also from Texas Department of Insurance:
Medicare Web Page:
Medicare Advantage Plans
languages: English
"Medicare prescription drug coverage (Medicare Part D) pays some of the costs for prescription drugs at participating pharmacies in your area. Everyone with Medicare is eligible for this coverage, regardless of income and resources, health status, or current prescription expenses. The program is voluntary and can be especially helpful for people who have high drug costs and no drug coverage..."

Medicare Web Page:
Health Information Counseling & Advocacy Program of Texas
languages: English
"...health insurance counseling for older and disabled Texans...The Texas Department of Insurance partners with the Texas Legal Services Center and the Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services to provide information about both public benefits and private health insurance...."

Medicare Web Page:
Covering the Cost of Medicare
languages: English
(Revised June 2006) "If you cannot afford the additional expense of purchasing a Medicare supplement policy to supplement your Medicare coverage, there are a couple of programs you should be aware of. The Medicaid-sponsored Medical Savings Programs may pay Medicare premiums, deductibles, and coinsurance amounts for eligible Medicare beneficiaries. These programs allow you to better direct your savings to cover health care expenses..."

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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 Texas Medicare Prescription Drug plans
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Medicare brochure or publication:
HEALTHCARE RIGHTS OF OLDER TEXANS

source:THE LEGAL HOTLINE FOR TEXANS
languages: English
"...discusses several different laws concerning health care which may provide assistance to Texans sixty years of age or older and persons eligible for Medicare..."
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Medicare brochure or publication:
Texas 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:
Texas: Medicare Prescription Drug Plan (PDP) Premiums, 2007

source:Kaiser Family Foundation / statehealthfacts.org
languages: English
from the web page: "...Beneficiaries can join a prescription drug plan (PDP) for drug coverage only and get their other Medicare benefits through the fee-for-service program, as the majority of people with Medicare currently do. Alternatively they can join a Medicare Advantage (MA) plan..."
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Medicare brochure or publication:
A Consumer's Guide to Getting and Keeping Health Insurance in Texas

source:healthinsuranceinfo.net
file size: 42pg.   languages: English
from GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY HEALTH POLICY INSTITUTE. from the publication: "...As a Texas 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 Texas resident."
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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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Medicare Web Page:
Texas HIV Medication Program - Medicare Part D (Medicare RX) Information & Updates

source:Texas Department of State Health Services
languages: English  
The nationwide introduction and rollout of Medicare Rx (Medicare Part D) for Medicare recipients has impacted those THMP clients concurrently covered by Medicare in a variety of ways.
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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.
Medicare brochure or publication:
State Pharmacy Listing - Aetna Medicare RxSM Plans - Texas

Aetna Medicare
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