Georgia

Prescription Drug Benefits and Free Clinics

Know Your Rights

  • Georgia's Katie Beckett Program for Children - What Can You Do If Your Child's Medicaid Coverage Is Being Terminated?

    Georgia children with severe disabilities (mental or physical) can qualify for Medicaid under the so-called Katie Beckett waiver. These children are in families with incomes too high to qualify for other Medicaid. This brochure explains the waiver and rights. Read More

    By:
    Georgia Legal Services Program®
  • Insure Kids Now!

    You work hard to provide for your children and want to make sure they grow up strong, smart and healthy. But like many parents whose children don't have health insurance, you worry about taking care of them. Now, you may have one less thing to worry about. Your state, and every state in the nation, has a health insurance program for infants, children and teens. This web site tells you how to get your children enrolled. Content Detail

    By:
    U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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    Spanish / Español
  • Health Insurance Plans and Health Benefits

    This web site contains information and fact sheets about (1) your rights to health care when you change jobs, (2) the health care rights of women, mothers and newborns, (3) mental health benefits rights, (4) rights to know what your health care plan contains, (5) how your health plan benefits are affected by your employers' bankruptcy and much more. Some of the information is in PDF format. Content Detail

    By:
    U.S. Department of Labor
  • Partnership for Prescription Assistance

    The Partnership for Prescription Assistance brings together America's pharmaceutical companies, doctors, other health care providers, patient advocacy organizations and community groups to help qualifying patients who lack prescription coverage get the medicines they need through the public or private program that's right for them. Many will get them free or nearly free. Among the organizations collaborating on this program are the American Academy of Family Physicians, the American Autoimmune Related Diseases Association, the Lupus Foundation of America, the NAACP, the National Alliance for Hispanic Health and the National Medical Association. To access the Partnership for Prescription Assistance by phone, you can call toll-free, 1-888-4PPA-NOW (1-888-477-2669). Content Detail

    By:
    PPARx.org
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    Spanish / Español
  • GeorgiaCares - Health Insurance Counseling, Assistance and Referrals for the Elderly PDF

    this is designed to educate and help seniors with 6 things:(1) information about low cost prescription assistance programs, health insurance, managed care, long term care insurance, Medical Supplemental Insurance, Medicare savings program; Help with applying for low cost prescription assistance programs, understanding your rights as a Medicare beneficiary, analyzing your Medicare Summary Notice, comparing and evaluating health insurance and managed care plans, sorting through medical bills and assistance filing medical claims; assistance with complicated Medicare problems; referrals to other appropriate agencies; community education; and counseling in person and by phone. Content Detail

    By:
    GeorgiaCares
    Read this in:
    Korean / 한국어
    Russian / Pусский
    Spanish / Español
    German / Deutsch
    Chinese / 中文
    Haitian Creole / Kreyòl ayisyen
    Vietnamese / Tiếng Việt
    Somali / Soomaali
  • Lowering Health Care Costs

    Getting through the health care jungle while keeping down the costs of health care is hard enough. Check out the information we've put together to help you keep those costs under control. Content Detail

    By:
    National Health Law Program (HealthCareCoach.com)
  • Medicaid Patients and Prescription Drugs

    Medicaid Patients, Do not leave the drug store without filling your prescriptions-even if you cannot pay the fee. The state Department of Community Health is now charging higher fees (copayments) for some Medicaid prescription drugs. Beginning July 1, 2003, the minimum fee will be 75 cents instead of 50 cents. Read More

    By:
    Georgia Legal Services Program®
    Read this in:
    Korean / 한국어
    Chinese / 中文
    Vietnamese / Tiếng Việt
  • Medicare Part D Prescripton Drug Coverage

    Medicare Part D Resources Read More

    By:
    Georgia Legal Services Program®
  • Medicare Prescription Drug Plan Questions and Answers

    Questions and answers about the new Medicare Part D Prescription Drug Coverage Read More

    By:
    State Bar of Georgia Pro Bono Project
  • Watch Our Video about Medicare Part D Prescription Drug Coverage

    Learn about Medicare PArt D prescription Drug Coverage for persons with both Medicare and Medicaid Content Detail

    By:
    Georgia Legal Services Program®