MEDICARE 2013

A MEDICARE GUIDE

Medicare 2013

Medicare & You 2013 Handbook


The Medicare & You 2013 Handbook is the best place to go for answers to your questions and concerns about the Medicare changes scheduled to go into effect on Jan 1, 2013.

Find Out What’s New & Important        

in the Medicare & You 2013 Handbook

Mental Health

  1.    Learn About Lower Costs For Outpatient Treatment.

      See page 33.


Medigap Policies

  1.     Find out about Medicare Supplement Insurance    

  2.     Plan Changes for 2010. See page 74.


Children’s Health Insurance Program

  1.    Your children or grandchildren may qualify for

      health insurance through this expanded program.

      See page 84.


Caregiver Information

  1.    If you help someone with Medicare‑related    

     decisions there are two new resources to help    

     you get the information you need. See page 109.


Medicare Health & Prescription Drug Plans

  1.     Visit www.medicare.gov or call 1‑800‑MEDICARE

      (1‑800‑633‑4227) to find plans in your area. TTY    

      users should call 1‑877‑486‑2048.


What You Pay for Medicare (Part A and Part B)

  1.    Medicare Costs are defined.  See pages 119–122.


New Ways to Manage Your Health Information

  1.    Find tools to help reduce paperwork and improve the    

     quality of your health care. See page 123.

  Download the Medicare and You 2013 Handbook now.

What Kind Of Information Can You Find

In the Medicare Handbook?

Medicare & You 2011 is the U.S. government’s official guide to Medicare.  Published annually by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, the handbook provides a wealth of key information, program updates, resources, phone numbers and government website links about:

  1. Medicare Changes

  2. Current Medicare Costs

  3. What Medicare Covers

  4. Prescription Drug Plans

  5. Your Medicare Rights

  6. Health & Technology

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