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  • The Center is a private, non-profit organization which provides education, advocacy, and legal assistance to help elders and people with disabilities obtain necessary healthcare. Site includes basic information on Medicare and late-breaking news, updated daily.

  • Policy statements and briefs from a leading consumer organization dedicated to the achievement of high quality, affordable health care for all Americans.

  • Provides free counseling to people with Medicaid problems or questions. Easy-to-read publications discuss Medicare basics.

  • One of the agencies within the Department of Health and Human Services, CMS runs the Medicaid and Medicare programs, which serve about 75 million Americans. Site contains a large amount of information for both consumers and professionals concerning Medicare and Medicaid.

  • This should be your first stop for anything Medicare-related. Contains information on Medicare eligibility, claims, health plans and much more. Available in English, Spanish, and Chinese.