Questions? Call:    1-888-486-9545
Serving Langlade, Lincoln, Marathon, and Wood counties
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Benefit Specialists can help answer questions and solve problems related to benefits such as Medicare, Medicaid, Social Security, FoodShare, and private health insurance.

What can a benefit specialist do for you?

  • Provide accurate information about a wide variety of programs that cover healthcare, food, and other household expenses
  • Help you identify and apply for programs that will best meet your needs
  • Help with an appeal when eligibility or coverage is denied
  • Advocate on your behalf

Medicare Basics

This class session provides the basics of Medicare for those new to Medicare or those enrolling soon. Medicare parts A-D, along with supplement policies, and other prescription drug coverage are explained. A Medicare Basics session is free, but registration is required.

Check out the Events Calendar for upcoming offerings or call us toll-free, 1-888-486-9545, to register for a class in your area.

(See below for in person classes through 6/30/20 – a web based class is being offered on 6/25/2020)

We have adapted our services to ensure safety for our staff anc customers. At this time we have cancelled all  in person Medicare Basics Classes (those through 6/30/2020). Please call to make sure classes beyond this date are occurring as scheduled. We are offering a web based course on 6/25/2020 – Please call our agency for more information. We also recommend the following video resources for individuals who will soon be (or who are) new to Medicare. You can also reach out to our Benefit Specialists  ask further Medicare related questions.  

Although no in-person appointments are being scheduled, customers can always call our Benefit Specialist for more information related to Medicare, 888.486.9545. 

We recommend the following video resources for individuals who will soon be (or who are) new to Medicare. 

Medicare Educational Videos – from GWAAR

Medicare & You Videos – From the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

Additional Medicare and Benefit Related Materials

Medicare Basics Powerpoint

Parts of Medicare

Medicare Preventative Services

Medicare Part D Tips

Seniorcare Information Sheet

Medicare has a new "What's covered" mobile app!

Read about Medicare’s new “What’s covered” mobile app by clicking the link below.

https://www.medicare.gov/blog/whats-covered-mobile-app?utm_campaign=20190129_emd_wca_gal&utm_content=english&utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery