Medicare, Medicaid and related health benefit information

Neil Tamber

Personalized one-on-one objective assistance to seniors, the disabled and caregivers is provided by volunteer counselors especially trained by the Arizona Agency on Aging Benefits Assistance Program. Services include: Basic information about Original Medicare, Supplemental (Medigap) policies, Medicare Prescription Drug Plans (Part D), Medicare Advantage Plans (HMO’s, etc.), AHCCCS (Medicaid), ALTCS (Arizona Long Term Care System) as well as Social Security and SSI.

Help with enrollments, appeals and resolving problems.

Volunteers are available on the first open Friday of the month from 9:00 a.m. until noon at the Sun Lakes Methodist Church, 9248 E. Riggs Road, Education Building, in Room 3. The Education Building is located at the rear of the church’s grounds.

If you or anyone you know might benefit from this service, please tell them about us. No appointment is necessary, and there is no cost to you for this service.

In 2017 the Open Enrollment period for 2018 coverage will run from October 15 through December 7.

For additional information call The Area Agency on Aging at 602-264-2255.