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Elder Benefit Specialists help older adults aged 60 and above understand, get, and keep public and private benefits, including health care and programs that help save money. Get help with Health insurance, including Medicare, Medicaid, SeniorCare, and other programs that help cover health care costs. Elder Benefit Specialists also help with Social Security Retirement and Disability, Supplemental Security Income (SSI), and debt collection, and FoodShare applications.
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.
Confused about Medicare Part D Prescription Drug Benefit? Having problems w/Medicare Part D? Call the Disability Drug Benefit Helpline.
Assists participants w/limited income in affiliation w/Marshfield Medical Center & Security Health Plan. Community Health Program.
1307 N St Joseph Ave
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.
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.
Katie Beckett Medicaid is a special eligibility pathway for children under 19 who have certain
healthcare needs and live at home. There are certain criteria children must meet to qualify for
Katie Beckett Medicaid.
Be under age 19.
Meet the definition of “disabled” under the Social Security Act.
Be a U.S. citizen or qualifying immigrant.
Be a Wisconsin resident.
Live at home, in a foster care setting, or in another eligible community-based setting.
Require the kind of care typically provided by a hospital or long-term care facility.
Receive safe and appropriate care at home.
Not have income in their name that is more than the current income limit for those
living in an institution.
Not receive care at home that costs more than the care they would receive in a long-
term care facility covered by Medicaid.
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
Provides information & counseling to Wisconsin beneficiaries of all ages re: Health Insurance related to Medicare. Includes: Supplemental policies, Advantage plans, Pre-retirement counseling, Emplorer/Retiree group coverage including Cobra, Medicaid/Badgercare coordination w/Medicare, Military health care, Health Insurance Marketplace, Prescription options, and Long-term care insurance. Also call Medigap Part D & Prescription Drug Helpline (855) 677-2783 for beneficiaries 60 & over.
1402 Pankratz St, Ste 111
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.
PO Box 6710
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.
352 Grand Ave, Wausau WI 54403
(855) 269-9186 or (800) 772-1213
2213 8th St S, Wisconsin Rapids WI 54494