State Health Insurance Assistance Programs (SHIPs). These are state-run programs that can give you free, one-on-one answers to your Medicare questions. Here's the contact information for all SHIP programs.
Whether you are already on Medicare or the family member or friend of someone on Medicare, this guide will help answer your questions about Medicare, prescription drug coverage, and long-term care, including:
What does Medicare cover? Do people who have basic protection under Medicare need additional insurance?
What does the Medicare drug law mean for you?
What about joining a Medicare private plan? How do you choose among plans in your area?
Should you buy a long-term care policy?...