The City and federal government provide information and assistance with Medicare, including enrollment, coverage, billing, ordering a replacement Medicare card, and various Medicare Savings Programs. Medicare offers healthcare assistance for seniors age 65 and over and people with disabilities.
Through the Medicare Part D program, Medicare offers prescription drug insurance to Medicare participants. Medicare Part D Enrollment sites help seniors age 65 and older and disabled people with Medicare with:
Prescription drug questions
Signing up for a Medicare Part D prescription drug plan
Problems with a selected drug plan
Assistance for those who have just become eligible for Medicare or who will become eligible for Medicare soon
The Health Insurance Information Counseling and Assistance Program (HIICAP) offers free counseling about Medicare to seniors and people with disabilities.