Help with Medicare Costs

Below you will find links to written information, forms, and also how to ask a lawyer a question and/or how to get a lawyer to represent you. Some areas of the state have more information than others. You may wish to look at information from other areas as well as your own.

 

National

Medicare Rights Center – Interactive Guide to Medicare

Go to “Programs to Help Pay Medicare Costs”

http://www.medicareinteractive.org/

 

Medicare Savings Program

http://www.medicare.gov/your-medicare-costs/help-paying-costs/medicare-savings-program/medicare-savings-programs.html

 

My Medicare Matters: Extra Help

https://www.mymedicarematters.org/about-medicare/cost-and-savings/getting-help-with-cost/extra-help/

 

Find Your Level of Extra Help

https://www.medicare.gov/your-medicare-costs/help-paying-costs/extra-help/level-of-extra-help.html

 

What to do If You No Longer Automatically Qualify for Extra Help

https://www.medicare.gov/Pubs/pdf/11215-No-Longer-Automatically-Qualify-Extra-He.pdf

 

 

Statewide

Tennessee SHIP Services

Your local SHIP program provides information and help with Medicare Savings and Medicare Extra help.

https://www.tn.gov/aging/our-programs/state-health-insurance-assistance-program--ship-.html

 

Senior Services Resources

http://wtls.org/senior-services/senior-services-resources/

 

Additional Resources

LEGAL ADVICE: 

Volunteer Lawyers Who Will Answer Questions for Free Online

https://tn.freelegalanswers.org/

 

FIND REPRESENTATION:

Directory of Legal Aid Attorneys and Other Agencies by County

http://www.tals.org/search-help

 

Still need assistance? Please speak to a librarian at your local library – they may have additional resources to assist you.

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