Medicare Information

 

New!

Medicare Cards are Arriving in New Jersey and New York Mailboxes - Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) removes Social Security numbers, increasing fraud protection and consumer experience for millions of Americans. This information is applicable for everyone who receives Medicare, including individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) who have both Medicare and Medicaid, as well as those who have Medicare and also have private health insurance. This information is not applicable for individuals who have Medicaid but do not have Medicare. Resource: CMS website 7/2018

 


Dual-Eligibles Fact Sheets

  • Click here for more information- FAQ Dual Eligibles General Information / Dual Eligibles and Prescription Medication / Dual Eligibles and Special Needs Plans (D-SNPs)


 

The 2018 Medicare Part D Changes for Persons Who Have Both Medicare and Medicaid (The Dual Eligibles) Webinar 

Beginning on January 1, 2018, there will be some changes in Medicare Part D, the federal drug benefit that is used by most dual eligibles (persons who have both Medicaid and Medicare) to obtain their prescription medications. 

This webinar is for everyone who wants to know about Medicare Part D for the dual eligibles, including employees of provider agencies serving people with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (I/DD), staff from DDD, family members, and health care professionals. The webinar will discuss the details of the changes and how they will affect individuals with developmental disabilities who are eligible for both Medicare and Medicaid. 

 


Quality Care Finder

Medicare's Quality Care Finder - Medicare's Quality Care Finder is a new online resource to help consumers and their loved ones access all of Medicare.gov’s comparison tools so they can get information that will help put them in control and feel more confident about the healthcare decisions they make.The Quality Care Finder is a collection of current Medicare.gov and HHS.gov tools that make it easy to find health care providers, facilities, suppliers and more in specific geographic areas, and then make “apples-to-apples” comparisons of their quality.