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State Consumer Assistance Programs

State Consumer Assistance Programs is managed by the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), which provides via Consumer assistance Programs (CAPs) residents of their states assistance with problems or questions about health coverage. For states without a CAP, some state and federal government offices may still be able to help you determine your rights and solve problems.

Medicare Rights Center

Medicare Rights Center is a non-profit consumer advocacy service organization that works to ensure access to affordable healthcare for older adults and people with disabilities

Types of Medicare Health Plans - Advantage Plans

Medicare Advantage Plans

Medicare Advantage Plans are sometimes called “Part C” or “MA Plans” and are offered by private companies approved by Medicare.

Families USA

Families USA is a national non-profit, non-partisan organization whose work at national, state and community levels is dedicated to achieving high quality, affordable healthcare for all Americans.

The Community Service Society of New York

The Community Service Society of New York supports low-income New Yorkers as they navigate the complex health system. Its CHA (Community Health Advocates) program helps consumers to enroll in and make better use of their public and private health plans in light of federal health care reform.

FamilyWize Community Service Partnership (FamilyWize)

FamilyWize Community Service Partnership (FamilyWize) is dedicated to helping improve the health and well-being of individuals, families and communities. FamilyWize offers a prescription savings card that can help everyone, both insured and uninsured, save an average of 42% on prescription medications. The card is free for all, has no eligibility requirements and is accepted at pharmacies nationwide, including all chains