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    The structure of the services index and definitions of the terms contained herein were orginally published in A Taxonomy of Human Services: A Conceptual Framework with Standardized Terminology and Definitions for the Field by the Information and Refferal Federation of Los Angeles County, Inc., 3035 Tyler Ave, El Monte, CA 91731; Copyright (c) 1983, 1987, 1991. No part of there listing of human service terms and definitions may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted in any form or by any means, electrical, mechanical, photocopying, recording or otherwise without the prior written permission of the Information and Referral Federation of Los Angeles County, Inc.

    Taxonomy Code: LH-3500.5000

    Programs that offer information and guidance for older adults and people with disabilities regarding their health insurance options with the objective of empowering them to make informed choices. Included is information about the eligibility requirements for Medicare; selection and enrollment in a Medicare prescription drug plan; benefits covered (and not covered) by the program; the payment process; the rights of beneficiaries; the process for determinations, coverage denials and appeals; consumer safeguards; and options for filling the gap in Medicare coverage. These programs also provide counseling and assistance about the subsidies that are available to low income beneficiaries enrolled in the Part D Prescription Drug Benefit; and may also provide information about Medicaid and the linkages between the two programs, referrals to appropriate state and local agencies involved in the Medicaid program, information about other Medicare-related entities (such as peer review organizations, Medicare-approved prescription drug plans, fiscal intermediaries and carriers), and assistance in completing Medicare insurance forms.

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    Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
    Counseling - Senior Answers and ServicesAssists older adults and their families in finding appropriate services and information. Counseling services are also provided for Medicare and Medicaid information, including: - Advance directives forms - Advocacy for benefits - General problem-solving Please note that these are counseling services only; financial assistance is NOT available.Denver CountySenior Answers and ServicesSenior Answers and Services
    Health Insurance Enrollment - Servicios de la RazaHealth Enrollment, Literacy and Promotions (HELP) is a culturally responsive application assistance and SHOP site under the Connect for Health Colorado Insurance Marketplace for access to public healthcare programs including Medicaid, CHP+, and Medicare. HELP provides linkage to health care, health literacy, and increased health care enrollment.Denver CountyServicios de la RazaServicios de la Raza
    Insurance Assistance - Colorado Springs Senior CenterFree consultations to assist with medical billings, insurance claims, Medicare and Medicaid for those age 55+. This service is offered on the 3rd Wednesday 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. by appointment only. Call for appointment (719) 955-3400.El Paso CountyColorado Springs Senior CenterColorado Springs Senior Center
    Medicaid - Department of Human Services (Weld)Medicaid is public health insurance that is available to low income families and adults without dependents, pregnant women, persons who are blind or have a disability, and the elderly. Medical benefits include both in-patient and out-patient hospital and physician services, prescription drugs, home health care services, skilled and intermediate nursing home facilities, and resident care facilities. Weld CountyDepartment of Human Services (Weld)Department of Human Services (Weld)
    Medicare Benefits Navigator - Silver Key Senior ServicesSilver Key provides as program called Key Benefits where seniors 65+ who are eligible for Medicare or who are on Medicare can get assistance navigating their different insurance options.El Paso CountySilver Key Senior ServicesSilver Key Senior Services
    Medicare Counseling - Boulder County Area Agency on AgingProvides information, education and advocacy regarding Medicare benefits so beneficiaries can make informed health care decisions.Boulder CountyBoulder County Area Agency on AgingBoulder County Area Agency on Aging
    Medicare Counseling - Senior Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP) - High Country RSVPSHIP (Senior Health Insurance Assistance Program) and Medicare Program provides trained volunteers to help Medicare beneficiaries and their families and/or caregivers navigate the complexities of the health care system. Senior volunteers counsel recipients on the following Medicare plans: - Medicare Parts A, B, C, and D - Medicare Supplemental Plans - Medigap - Medicare FraudGarfield County1402 Blake Avenue, Glenwood Springs - High Country RSVPHigh Country RSVP
    Medicare Counseling (W 26th Ave) - Centura HealthCentura Health LINKS provides Medicare counseling for all Medicare eligible individuals and Medicare beneficiaries, through certified State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP) counselors.Denver CountyW 26 Ave - Centura HealthCentura Health
    Medicare Health Insurance - U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (Local)Confused about your health plan options? Want to know more about what other Medicare beneficiaries think about their managed care plan? Need to order a copy of the Medicare & You handbook? Call for information.Denver CountyRegion 8 office - U.S. Department of Health & Human ServicesU.S. Department of Health & Human Services
    Medicare Insurance Counseling - Senior Resource Development AgencyThe State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP) assists individual with Medicare system navigation. Provides assistance with enrollment, understanding benefits and making changes to coverage. Pueblo CountyARCH / 211 / Senior Link / SHIPSenior Resource Development Agency
    Online Health Care Information - Centers for Medicare and MedicaidA federal government website managed by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, serves as a resource for healthcare inquiries and/or coverage. Encompasses the following websites: - medicare.gov - medicaid.gov - hhs.gov - stopmedicarefraud.gov - insurekidsnow.gov - healthcare.gov Medicare is a government sponsored health insurance for people over 65, disabled or people with End Stage Renal Disease. Medicaid is a state insurance program for people with limited income and resources.El Paso CountyCenters for Medicare and Medicaid ServicesCenters for Medicare and Medicaid Services
    Options / Benefits Counseling - ADRC of Mesa CountyOptions counseling provides information and support to adults over 60 and adults over 18 with a disability and their family members as they explore their options for long term supports and services. Options Counseling is person centered and explores all options, including public assistance and private pay.Mesa County510 29 1/2 Rd. Grand Junction - Aging & Disability Resources of Colorado - Mesa CountyAging & Disability Resources of Colorado - Mesa County
    Options Counselor (Mountain Communities) - Boulder County Area Agency on AgingOffers the following assistance to adults over 60 and their families: - Care giving - Respite - Long-Term Care Ombudsman - Medicare Counseling - Project Visibility - Project HOPE - Wellness and Nutrition - Information and Assistance - Aging Issues Consultation - Area Agency on Aging The Mountain and Unincorporated area offices of the Boulder County Aging Services Division personnel rotate between offices on different days of the week. Boulder CountyMountain and Unincorporated Areas - Boulder County Area Agency on AgingBoulder County Area Agency on Aging
    Options Counselor (Unincorporated Boulder County) - Boulder County Area Agency on AgingOffers the following assistance to adults over 60 and their families: - Care giving - Respite - Long-Term Care Ombudsman - Medicare Counseling - Project Visibility - Project HOPE - Wellness and Nutrition - Information and Assistance - Aging Issues Consultation - Area Agency on Aging The Mountain and Unincorporated area offices of the Boulder County Aging Services Division personnel rotate between offices on different days of the week.Boulder CountyMountain and Unincorporated Areas - Boulder County Area Agency on AgingBoulder County Area Agency on Aging
    Outreach and Referrals - Eagle View Adult CenterAssists seniors with the following: - Completing forms - Applying for programs - Finding services - Medicare counseling Home visits are available for homebound seniors.Adams CountyEagle View Adult CenterEagle View Adult Center
    Senior Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP) - Lower Arkansas Valley Area Agency on AgingInsurance counselors provide assistance to seniors receiving Medicare benefits.Otero CountySenior Services - Lower Arkansas Valley Area Agency on AgingLower Arkansas Valley Area Agency on Aging
    Senior Health Insurance Program (SHIP) - RSVPSHIP helps seniors make informed choices about Medicare options. SHIP Navigators our senior volunteers who receive ongoing training in Medicare and Medicare related issues. SHIP offers free Medicare 101 - Welcome to Medicare and 102 - Beyond the Basics seminars throughout the year.Mesa County422 White Ave. Grand Junction - RSVPRSVP
    Social Security Administration (Canon City) - U.S. Government Social Security AdministrationAdministers Social Security insurance programs, including retirement, disability, and survivor's insurances. Also administers Supplemental Security Income (SSI), a financial assistance program for eligible seniors, persons with physical disabilities, and persons who are blind. Also enrolls eligible individuals in Medicare.Fremont CountySoutheastern Colorado Offices - U.S. Government Social Security AdministrationUS Government Social Security Administration
    Social Security Administration (La Junta) - U.S. Government Social Security AdministrationAdministers Social Security insurance programs, including retirement, disability, and survivor's insurances. Also administers Supplemental Security Income (SSI), a financial assistance program for eligible seniors, persons with physical disabilities, and persons who are blind. Also enrolls eligible individuals in Medicare.Otero CountySoutheastern Colorado Offices - U.S. Government Social Security AdministrationUS Government Social Security Administration
    Social Security Administration (Pueblo) - U.S. Government Social Security AdministrationAdministers Social Security insurance programs, including retirement, disability, and survivor's insurances. Also administers Supplemental Security Income (SSI), a financial assistance program for eligible seniors, persons with physical disabilities, and persons who are blind. Also enrolls eligible individuals in Medicare.Pueblo CountySoutheastern Colorado Offices - U.S. Government Social Security AdministrationUS Government Social Security Administration
    Social Security Administration (Trinidad) - U.S. Government Social Security AdministrationAdministers Social Security insurance programs, including retirement, disability, and survivor's insurances. Also administers Supplemental Security Income (SSI), a financial assistance program for eligible seniors, persons with physical disabilities, and persons who are blind. Also enrolls eligible individuals in Medicare.Las Animas CountySoutheastern Colorado Offices - U.S. Government Social Security AdministrationUS Government Social Security Administration
    State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP) - Colorado East Community Action AgencyOffers Medicare counseling services to seniors. Kit Carson CountyLimon - Colorado East Community Action AgencyColorado East Community Action Agency
    State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP) - Pikes Peak Area Agency on AgingPPACG Senior Insurance Assistance is the State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP) office which serves El Paso, Park and Teller counties. Also provides insurance counseling and education to Chaffee, Custer, Fremont, Huerfano, Lake and Las Animas counties via telephone. Provides educational classes and presentations around the Pikes Peak region about Medicare and health insurance benefits . Also available to review your current insurance coverage, ensuring you receive the coverage that works best for your personal situation.El Paso CountyPikes Peak Area Agency on AgingPikes Peak Area Agency on Aging

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