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The Elder Benefit Specialist can assist adults age 60 years & older…”by offering individualized discussions, providing information & answering questions regarding topics such as Medicare, Medicaid, Social Security, Food Share, Senior Care & other health insurance”.
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.
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.
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 and counseling to Wisconsin residents on health insurance in addition to Medicare, such as: *Medicare*Medicare supplement insurance*Medicare Advantage Plans*Nursing home insurance/long-term care insurance*Medigap Part D and Prescription Drug Helpline (855) 677-2783 for beneficiaries 60 & over.*Pre-retirement Counseling*Employer/Retire group health coverage*Health Insurance Marketplace and Medicare coordination*Medicaid/Badgercare coordination with Medicare*Prescription options*COBRA & continuation rights*Military health care and Medicare coordination
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.
Office locations in Wisconsin Rapids and Wausau.
352 Grand Ave, Wausau WI 54403
(855) 269-9186 or (800) 772-1213
2213 8th St S, Wisconsin Rapids WI 54494