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The official US government site for Medicare information. Learn about the health plan choices you have as a person with Medicare
a free, easy-to-use service that will identify federal and state assistance programs for older Americans from the National Council On the Aging.
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
Formerly the Health Care Financing Adminstration (HCFA), the CMS is a federal agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that runs the Medicare and Medicaid programs - two national health care programs that benefit about 75 million Americans.
Kaiser Family Foundation: Medicare - Health Policy, Public Opinion & Research
In this area, the Foundation conducts and supports research and analysis on current Medicare policy issues, monitors key trends, and produces fact sheets, resource books and reports to inform policy discussions. Recent efforts focus on managed care, challenges for vulnerable populations, options for reform, and public education on Medicare issues.
Medicare Rights Center
The Medicare Rights Center (MRC) is a national, not-for-profit organization that helps ensure that older adults and people with disabilities get good affordable health care. MRC provides telephone hotline services to individuals who need answers to Medicare questions or help securing coverage and getting the health care they need.
Gateway Health Plan
Gateway Health Plan is a Medicaid HMO serving the Medical Assistance population in Pennsylvania that was established in 1992 as a managed care alternative to the Department of Public Welfare's Medical Assistance Program. Gateway Health Plan's business structure is a Limited Partnership between Highmark Blue Cross/Blue Shield and Mercy Health Plan.
UPMC for Life Medicare Plans
Includes both medicare and medical assistance plans.
Pennsylvania Insurance Department: Medicare Supplement Insurance
Information from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
Quality Insights of Pennsylvania (QIPA)
Quality Insights of Pennsylvania is the Commonwealth’s Medicare Quality Improvement Organization (QIO), protecting the rights of Pennsylvanians with Medicare, and providing health education to consumers.