Advocacy - Senior Benefits
6995 Mariann Dr, Eden Prairie, MN, 55346-2926
Distance: 1279 Miles
Program that works on behalf of individuals and/or groups to make sure that they receive the benefits and services for which they are eligible
Helps older adults to navigate through various programs and agencies to make sure they find the benefits that will work for them. These include many financial assistance and support programs.
Advocacy is offered in these areas:
* Medicare counseling
* Heating assistance
* Drug cost assistance
* Communicating with your primary care physician
* Finding support for tasks at home
* Housing choices
Client Information and Specialization
- Medical Assistance enrollees with Medicare
For a list of locations where help is provided in Minnesota, visit https://www.apparentplan.org/class-locations
9:00am - 5:00pm, Monday - Friday
Twin Cities metro area
This provider does not offer this service at other locations.
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FP-0500.3500Issue Advocacy Definition
Programs that engage in a form of advocacy that focuses on marshaling public and legislative support for a particular social or political goal.
LH-3500.5000Medicare Information/Counseling Definition
Programs that offer information and guidance for older adults and people with disabilities regarding their health insurance options with the objective of empowering them to make informed choices. Included is information about benefits covered (and not covered); the payment process; the rights of beneficiaries; the process for eligibility determinations, coverage denials and appeals; consumer safeguards; and options for filling the gap in Medicare coverage (Medigap supplement insurance). Also available is information relating to an individual's eligibility for benefits and assistance with evaluating their options and enrolling in a Medicare plan (A, B, C, and/or D) that will best meet their needs. These programs also address coordination of benefits when beneficiaries have other types of health insurance in addition to Medicare (e.g. Medicaid, employer coverage or retiree insurance) and provide counseling and assistance regarding the subsidies that are available to low income beneficiaries enrolled in the Part D Prescription Drug Benefit (which help pay for Part D premiums and reduce the cost of prescriptions at the pharmacy) and the Medicare Savings Programs which help pay for Medicare out-of-pocket costs. They may also provide information about Medicaid and the linkages between the two programs, referrals to appropriate state and local agencies involved in the Medicaid program, information about other Medicare-related entities (such as peer review organizations, Medicare-approved prescription drug plans, Medicare administrative contractors), and assistance in completing related Medicare insurance forms.
YB-8000Older Adults Definition
Individuals who are age 50, 55, 60, 62 or 65 or older depending on the minimum age for qualifying as an older adult which varies by program.
YF-3300Home/Community Care Recipients Definition
Individuals who have chronic illnesses or disabilities or are frail elderly, who are unable to take care of their own daily living needs independently and who require one or a a combination of ongoing in-home or out-of-home care supportive arrangements which may include care in their own homes by relatives or other caregivers; care in their own homes combined with participation in an adult day care or similar program; residence in an assisted living facility, adult foster home, continuing care retirement community, life care community, senior residential care home or other supervised living facility; case management; advocacy to assure their safety and rights; and/or other forms of basic assistance.
YZ-6100Older Adult/Aging Issues Definition
Programs that provide information and/or services that deal with the topic of older adults and their interests.