The Official U.S. Government Site for people with Medicare.
Medicare Prescription drugs and other Medicare assistance programs
Prescription drugs and other Medicare assistance programs. The drug card search tab provides information about Medicare-approved drug discount cards available by state; also includes information on eligibility and FAQs. **There is also a Medicare drug discount card program brochure.
Medicare Prescription Drug Coverage
Everyone with Medicare, regardless of income, health status, or prescription drug usage, will have access to prescription drug coverage beginning on January 1, 2006. This Web site is the primary governmental source for information on this program. Several tools are available to help participants determine costs, plan options, etc.
Medicare Rights Center (MRC) is the largest independent source of health care information and assistance in the United States for people with Medicare. MRC helps older adults and people with disabilities get good, affordable health care. They provide a telephone hotline for those with Medicare questions.
The official Web site of the U.S. Social Security Administration; contains general Social Security information as well as links to programs/information the department has.
Social Security Benefit Publications
Social Security's electronic publications; offers an introduction to the Social Security program, disability benefits, retirement benefits, survivor benefits, supplemental security income programs, etc.
Social Security Online - Disability & SSI
Social Security information for those already receiving disability benefits or SSI.
Social Security Online - Disability Programs
Social Security information relating to benefits for people with disabilities. Includes how to apply for benefits, what to do if you're already receiving benefits, etc.