Questions? Call:    1-888-486-9545
Serving Langlade, Lincoln, Marathon, and Wood counties
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ADRC-CW MEDICARE BASICS

We provide free classes which provide information about Medicare parts A, B, C & D, Medicare Supplement policies, & other prescription drug coverage. Individuals are encouraged to attend a Medicare Basics class 2-3 months prior to their eligibility for Medicare. Classes are held regularly at our ADRC offices. Please call for information on specific dates & time & to register to attend one of our classes.

PHONE

888-486-9545

CENTERS FOR MEDICARE & MEDICAID SERVICES

Medicare.gov has useful info. for people w/Medicare & those that help them make health decisions.

ADDRESS

7500 Security Blvd
Baltimore, 21244-1850

PHONE

(800) 633-4227

DISABILITY DRUG BENEFIT HELP LINE

Confused about Medicare Part D Prescription Drug Benefit? Having problems w/Medicare Part D? Call the Disability Drug Benefit Helpline.

PHONE

(800) 926-4862

INCOME MAINTENANCE – CENTRAL CONSORTIUM

Provide eligibility and enrollment services to residents of Marathon and Langlade Counties for public assistance programs. These programs include FoodShare, Medicaid, BadgerCare Plus, Family Planning Only Services, and Caretaker Supplement.

PHONE

(888) 445-1621

INCOME MAINTENANCE – NORTHERN CONSORTIUM

Provide eligibility and enrollment services to residents of Wood and Lincoln Counties for public assistance programs. These programs include FoodShare, Medicaid, BadgerCare Plus, Family Planning Only Services, and Caretaker Supplement.

PHONE

(888) 794-5722

KATIE BECKETT PROGRAM

The Katie Beckett Program is a special eligibility Medicaid Program for children with long-term disabilities be it developmental, emotional, physical or health related. Children must be living at home and meet the criteria listed below. 2. is disabled by standards in the Social Security Act 3. is a U. S. citizen 4. is a Wisconsin resident 5. lives at home with their family 6. requires a level of care typically provided in a hospital or nursing home setting 7. is provided safe and appropriate care in the home 8. does not have income in his/her name alone which exceeds government limitations (Parents’ income is not considered) 9. does not incur a cost of care at home to the Wisconsin Medicaid Program that exceeds the cost Medicaid would pay if the child was in an institution.

PHONE

(608) 266-3236

MEDICARE RIGHTS CENTER

Helpline counselors are available Monday through Friday, 10:00 am – 3:00 pm, & are happy to answer your Medicare related questions about dealing w/ payment denials or appeals, complaints about care or treatment, & Medicare bills. For consumer friendly info. about Medicare issues, visit www.medicareinteractive.org

PHONE

(800) 333-4114

SENIORCARE PRESCRIPTION DRUG ASSISTANCE PROGRAM

Wisconsin residents who are 65 or older who meet 1 of the 4 levels of program participation are eligible for the SeniorCare program. Participants must pay an annual enrollment fee of $30 per one enrollee or $60 per couple. If prescription drugs are covered under another health insurance plan, you can still be enrolled in SeniorCare. Individuals enrolled in Medicaid will not be eligible because Medicaid already provides prescription drug coverage. Staff at the Aging & Disability Resource Center can assist seniors who need help w/filling out SeniorCare application forms. Contact ADRC-CW 888-486-9545.

ADDRESS

PO Box 6710
Madison, 53716

PHONE

(800) 657-2038

SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION

Administers Social Security, Medicare, & Supplemental Security Income benefits. Issues new & replacement Social Security Cards, & corrects earnings statement errors. Provides monthly benefits to disabled, retired workers & their families, survivors benefits to the worker’s dependents, & Medicare for the retired & disabled. Supplemental Security Income (SSI) program provides monthly benefits plus medical assistance to people age 65 or over, or to those who are blind or disabled, & who have limited income & few resources. Also covers disabled children.
Office locations in Wisconsin Rapids and Wausau.

WAUSAU
352 Grand Ave, Wausau WI 54403
(855) 269-9186 or (800) 772-1213
WISCONSIN RAPIDS
2213 8th St S, Wisconsin Rapids WI 54494
(855) 686-1465
www.socialsecurity.gov
wi.fo.wisconsinrapids@ssa.gov

PHONE

(855) 686-1465

WEBSITE

www.ssa.gov/