You are invited to watch these short 1-3 minute Medicare & You YouTube videos presented by Angela James at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). If you have questions about Medicare you may also call CHOICES at 1-800-994-9422 to speak with a Certified CHOICES Counselor who can provide free, unbiased assistance.
Different Parts of Medicare explains the four types of Medicare, Part A (Hospital Insurance), Part B (Medical Insurance), Part C (Medicare Advantage), and Part D (Medicare Prescription Drug Coverage).
Medicare Enrollment Periods explains when a beneficiary may enroll into Medicare. In this short video, you will learn about the three different types of enrollment periods, Initial, General and Special and when coverage would begin based on when the beneficiary enrolls into Medicare.
Ways to Save Money explains programs that may be available to Medicare beneficiaries who have low income and limited resources. Programs mentioned in this video include Medicaid, Medicare Savings Program, Low Income Subsidy/Extra Help, Supplemental Security Income and *All Inclusive Care for the Elderly. *Not available in CT.
Medicare Preventive Benefits explains expanded benefits that provide free or low cost disease prevention and early detection services. Services include the annual wellness visit, certain lab tests, screenings, shots and counseling. Speak with your doctor to find out which Preventive Benefit services are right for you.