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Eligibility Calculators (2)+

  • Benefits Check Up

    This web site provides information about what benefits seniors may be eligible for. You will be required to fill out a form on the Internet. Content Detail

    By:
    National Council on the Aging
  • 2010 Guide to Benefits Programs for the Older Georgians

    This brochure is a brief guide to benefits that are available for people who are 60 years old or older, including information on Medicaid, Nursing Home Medicaid, Medicare, Hospital Medicare, Nursing Home Medicare, Medicare Buy-In programs, Food Stamps, Social Security, Supplemental Security Income, and the Community Care Services Program. Content Detail

    By:
    Georgia Department of Human Resources, Division of Aging Services

Fair Hearings (1)+

  • Protect your Medicaid rights - Ask for a fair hearing

    This document explains your rights if you have problems with Medicaid, including: (1) the right to receive a written notice when the state plans to cut off your Medicaid, deny you services, or take any other action that is unfavorable to you, (2) the right to 10 days notice before the state cuts off your Medicaid (in almost all cases), and (3) the right to a fair hearing if you disagree with a decision the state makes, you have the right to a fair hearing. A fair hearing is a chance to get state officials to change their decision about your case. Content Detail

    By:
    Georgia Legal Services Program®
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    Spanish / Español
    Korean / 한국어
    Vietnamese / Tiếng Việt
    Chinese / 中文

Medicaid & Medicare (4)+

  • Georgia Medicare Savings Program Applications

    This site will allow you to apply online for the type of Medicaid that provides partial financial assistance with Medicare premiums, deductibles and co-payments to certain low income Medicare beneficiaries. Read More

    By:
    US Department of Health and Human Services
  • Medicare

    The Official U.S. Government Site for People with Medicare Content Detail

    By:
    U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español
  • Medicare.gov - The Official Government Web Site for People with Medicare

    This web site contains government information and a number of government publications for downloading in PDF format, including information about: (1) Medicare eligibility, enrollment and premiums, (2) Medicare claims and appeals, (3) choosing health care providers, nursing homes, personal care homes that take Medicare insurance, (4) deductible, coinsurance and premium amounts, and (5) special programs, including prescription drug assistance programs, that are available to help Medicare Beneficiaries pay for their health care costs, and (6) "Medigap" insurance - finding supplemental insurance policies to cover expenses not paid by Medicare. Content Detail

    By:
    Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
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    Spanish / Español
  • Medicare Premiums Assistance

    You can get help paying your Medicare Premiums through the Qualified Medicare Beneficiary Program. The QMB program pays Medicare premiums, coinsurance and deductibles. Read More

Medicaid and Medicare (2)+

Medicaid Prescription Drug Benefits (3)+

Medicare Prescription Drug Benefit (3)+

Paying for Nursing Home Care (1)+

  • Protect your Medicaid rights - Ask for a fair hearing

    This document explains your rights if you have problems with Medicaid, including: (1) the right to receive a written notice when the state plans to cut off your Medicaid, deny you services, or take any other action that is unfavorable to you, (2) the right to 10 days notice before the state cuts off your Medicaid (in almost all cases), and (3) the right to a fair hearing if you disagree with a decision the state makes, you have the right to a fair hearing. A fair hearing is a chance to get state officials to change their decision about your case. Content Detail

    By:
    Georgia Legal Services Program®
    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español
    Korean / 한국어
    Vietnamese / Tiếng Việt
    Chinese / 中文

Related Information (3)+

  • Benefits Check Up

    This web site provides information about what benefits seniors may be eligible for. You will be required to fill out a form on the Internet. Content Detail

    By:
    National Council on the Aging
  • 2010 Guide to Benefits Programs for the Older Georgians

    This brochure is a brief guide to benefits that are available for people who are 60 years old or older, including information on Medicaid, Nursing Home Medicaid, Medicare, Hospital Medicare, Nursing Home Medicare, Medicare Buy-In programs, Food Stamps, Social Security, Supplemental Security Income, and the Community Care Services Program. Content Detail

    By:
    Georgia Department of Human Resources, Division of Aging Services
  • What if I'm Already the Trustee of a Qualified Income Trust, What Do I Do Every Month?

    If you have already been named Trustee of a QIT, it is most important that you manage the money properly. This is a list of tips on how to do well and information on what happens if you don't. Read More

Know Your Rights Articles (12)+