Helpful Links

Medicare Official Government Site

People with Medicare, family members, and caregivers can visit Medicare.gov, the Official U.S. Government Site for People with Medicare, for the latest information on Medicare, benefits, and other helpful tools.

Medicare.gov

1-800-MEDICARE (1-800-633-4227)

Social Security Administration

This site has information about ordering a replacement Medicare card, changing your address or phone number, and applying for Social Security Retirement Benefits.

www.ssa.gov

1-800-772-1213

The Department of Veteran Affairs

The Department of Veteran Affairs website has information on VA programs, veterans’ benefits, VA facilities worldwide, and VA medical automation software.

www.va.gov

1-800-827-1000
Other VA Phone Numbers

TRICARE for Life

TRICARE for Life (TFL) is expanded medical coverage for Medicare-eligible uniformed service retirees age 65 or older, their eligible family members and survivors, and certain former spouses.

www.tricare.mil

1-866-773-0404
Other Tricare Phone Numbers

Office of Personnel Management (Federal Retirees)

This web site provides information for federal retirees and surviving spouses of federal employees that need to keep their health coverage.

www.opm.gov

1-202-606-1800

Medicaid

The Center for Medicaid and CHIP Services (CMCS) is one of six Centers within the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). CMCS serves as the focal point for all national program policies and operations related to Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP).

www.medicaid.gov

NIH Senior Health

The NIH Senior Health website containing information for older adults was developed by the National Institute on Aging and the National Library of Medicine, both part of the National Institutes of Health. This website contains a wide range of information on many health topics including: Alzheimer’s disease, Arthritis, Balance Problems, Breast Cancer, Colorectal Cancer, Diabetes, Exercise for Older Adults, Hearing Loss, Lung Cancer, Prostate Cancer, Taking Medicines, and many more.

www.nihseniorhealth.gov

Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Healthcare Reform)

Knowing what’s in the Affordable Care Act can help you make smart health care decisions for you and your family. Some changes are happening now. Others are set to take place in 2014. Find out what’s happening in your state and what the law means for you.

www.whitehouse.gov/healthreform

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