HEALTH INSURANCE MARKETPLACE MATERIALS – A full array of publications, contacts and information to help you find affordable health insurance through the new Health Insurance Marketplace – Missouri.
OTHER HEALTH RELATED PUBLICATIONS AND REPORTS
WHAT’S NEW IN MEDICARE – 2013 – Changes in dates for Open Enrollment and new program information.
OFFICIAL MEDICARE HANDBOOK – Comprehensive guide to Medicare policies and programs.
OFFICIAL U.S. GOVERNMENT MEDICARE WEBSITE – Click here for information about all aspects of the Medicare system, including information on the Medicare Part D prescription drug program. Full service, unbiased website for all users.
HEALTHCARE.GOV - Here’s your link to a world of healthcare information, including specific information relating the the new Affordable Care Act. Featured in HHS Director Judy Baker’s remarks to the Show Me Summit on Aging and Health, this is an essential link for all Missouri seniors. Couldn’t make it to the Summit in person? View the PowerPoint presentation by clicking here.
STATE APPROACHES TO AGING AND HEALTH CARE – Aging of America: State Approaches to Controlling Health Care Costs, A Report from the Council of State Governments, 2005.
“Americans are living longer and states are taking a variety of innovative approaches to confront the mounting costs of medical and nursing home services for older adults.” This reports examines different approaches that are designed to encourage healthy living, prevent illness, promote independent living and control costs when illness or disability occurs.
MEDICARE.GOV – This is the official U.S. government website for Medicare. It provides information on eligibility, health and drug plans, facilities and doctors and how to choose or change your coverage. It also allows you to apply online and set up a mymedicare.gov account that gives you secure access to personalized information regarding your Medicare benefits and services.
MoRx – MoRx is Missouri’s State Pharmacy Assistance Program. MoRx was created by the 93rd General Assembly to provide prescription drug assistance to Missourian’s in need by coordinating benefits with Medicare’s (Part D) Prescription Drug Program. Enrollment is free and open year-round.