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Use the following articles and videos to help you make an informed decision. Please contact your Senior Advisor if you have questions.

Medicare Made Clear 

Presented by Vicki Madigan, Madigan Insurance Group at Elderwerks Senior Fair 2020

How to Apply for Medicaid 

Applying to receive Medicaid Long Term Care in a Nursing Facility is a time-consuming process, but getting each step correct will ultimately land you or your loved one in the right nursing home with expenses paid by your state’s Medicaid. The process differs depending on the applicant’s financial situation.

What Happens with Medicaid When Moving State to State? 

Medicaid Long Term Care coverage cannot be directly transferred from state to state. Read this article to learn how to receive new coverage

Medicare Benefits During COVID-19 

Presented by Patrick Langan, Oak Street Health at Elderwerks Senior Fair 2020. Patrick discusses Medicare benefits and how to utilize them for yourself. Planning for unexpected events like the COVID pandemic, the differences in types of supplements and how to choose which one is best for you.

NEW Medicaid Expansion 

Starting July 1, 2022 Medicaid Covers Illinois Residents Regardless of Immigration Status

Medicare Supplements 

Not all supplements are created equal. Make sure to ask questions and contact a SHIP Counselor for assistance and a Medicare insurance broker.

What is Medicare ? 

Medicare is health insurance for people age 65 or older, under age 65 with certain disabilities and any age with end-stage renal disease (ESRD) which is permanent kidney failure requiring dialysis or a kidney transplant. The "parts" are defined in this article.

A Beginners Guide To Medicaid 

An introduction to the government's Medicaid health insurance program and how it works.

Top 10 Medicaid Mistakes and How to Avoid Them Requires Adobe Reader

Elder Law Attorney, Melissa Wick, discusses Medicaid and some issues that arise as you try to apply for Medicaid.

Medicaid Spend-Down Check List Requires Adobe Reader

Medicaid spend-down check list written by elder law attorney, John Belconis.

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