Caregiver Support

Medicare Interactive

Having trouble staying on top of changes in Medicare?

Be among the first to get free access to Medicare Interactive (MI), a state-of-the-art, user-friendly online resource for information on the new Medicare law, Medicare home care, prescription drug assistance, therapy services, low-income benefits, and much more. 

MI Counselor is an up-to-the-minute Medicare counseling system, complete with State-specific Medicare information, case examples, frequently asked questions and links to related web sites. Medicare Interactive (MI) was created by the Medicare Rights Center, an independent nonprofit that has over 15 years of experience counseling and educating people with Medicare. MI was developed with grants from the Department of Commerce Technology Opportunities Program, Altman Foundation, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and Atlantic Philanthropies. MI is available for free to constituents of Caregiver Support Services through funding from The Jacob and Valeria Langeloth Foundation.

Important Information about Medicare

Know Your Medicare Rights – A Caregiver’s Guide

Do you care for a someone who has Medicare? Knowing about the benefits and rights available for people with Medicare can help you protect his or her well-being. During this presentation you will learn about important Medicare rights and free services provided by Beneficiary and Family Centered Care Quality Improvement Organizations, including filing quality of care complaints and discharge appeals, as well as requesting Immediate Advocacy to resolve health care concerns quickly.

Navigation Program for Medicare Patients and their Caregivers

Patients and their caregivers are often on their own when it comes to coordinating needed health care. This can be a stressful task because many people are not familiar with how the health care system works. During this webinar you will learn about Medicare’s free Healthcare Navigation Program, which is helping people with Medicare, as well as their caregivers, coordinate their health care, connecting them with resources, and providing support to better understand the health care system.