Washington DC Medicare Plans
Medicare is a federally sponsored health insurance program available to those over the age of 65, as well as to individuals who have certain disabilities. At the state level, however, there exist specific organizations that help beneficiaries better understand the Medicare process, and Medicare recipients may even qualify to receive state subsidies, depending on their circumstances. Consider the following information if you are interested in obtaining Medicare coverage in Washington D.C.
If you are a resident of the District of Columbia, MedicareSolutions.com represents several Medicare insurance carriers in your area. These carriers include United Healthcare, Humana and many others. Medicare Solutions employs a team of licensed sales agents who can offer guidance in selecting the Medicare insurance plan that works best for your needs, based on the offerings in your area.
The District of Columbia Office on Aging (DCOA)
One of the Medicare resources in Washington D.C is the DCOA. The DCOA focuses on systems related to health, education, employment and social services for older adults, over the age of 60, who are living in the District of Columbia, and also for persons with disabilities and their caregivers. The DCOA offers access to information and counseling and long-term services for the people who fit in these categories as well. In addition, the DCOA funds a Senior Service Network, which is made up of a multitude of community-based non-profit and private organizations that offer programs and direct services to senior adult residents.
Health Insurance COUNSELING (HICP)
For Medicare beneficiaries and seniors living in the District of Columbia, The George Washington Law School’s Health Insurance Counseling Project provides free health insurance information, education, and counseling services. HICP also helps seniors with obtaining prescription medications and resolving unpaid medical bills.
If you are a resident of the District of Columbia you may also consult with one of our Medicare Solutions licensed sales agents to get personal assistance that is specific to your area. Our licensed agents can assist you in comparing Medicare insurance plans in your area to find a plan that best fits your needs and budget.