Medicare Resources

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 Online Information:

http://www.medicare.gov/

 

Medicare Rights and Protection Information:

https://www.medicare.gov/claims-and-appeals/medicare-rights/everyone/rights-for-everyone.html

 

Medicare Interactive

http://www.medicareinteractive.org/

 

Medicare Interactive: Appeals

http://www.medicareinteractive.org/page2.php?topic=counselor&page=section&toc_id=75

 

Medicare Skilled Nursing Facility Self Help Packet

http://www.medicareadvocacy.org/self-help-packet-for-expedited-skilled-nursing-facility-appeals-including-improvement-standard-denials/

 

Extra Help with Medicare Costs

http://www.ssa.gov/prescriptionhelp/

 

 

Statewide

Senior Services Resources

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

 

Tennessee's State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP)

http://tnmedicarehelp.com/?page_id=99

The SHIP program offers individual counseling and assistance to persons who have Medicare or are able to enroll in Medicare, as well as to their family members, caregivers and advocates.

Medicare Home Health Self Help Packet

 

Medicare Outpatient Therapy Self Help Packet

 

Statewide

How to Apply for TennCare CHOICES

http://www.legalinfotn.org/resource/how-apply-tenncare-choices

 

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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