Medicare & RX Coverage Resources

Resources from Health and Human Services can help caregivers and those who work with them to understand the changes in Medicare and prescription drug coverage.

  • The "Medicare-Approved Drug Discount Card Tip Sheet (Pub.#11071) and "Guide to Choosing a Medicare-Approved Drug Discount Card" (Pub.#11062) can be obtained by going to www.medicare.gov. Printed copies are also available by calling (800) MEDICARE. 
     
  • The Californian Health Care Foundation has released a new web-based resource, 2004 Guide to California Medicare Options. The guide includes information on the recent changes to Medicare and rates every Medicare HMO in California for overall prescription drug value. To get a copy, go to www.CalMedicareOptions.org.
     
  • Recently updated, The Guide to Medi-Cal Programs is an easy-to-use reference describing programs and eligibility requirements. A Medi-Cal orientation covering immigration, disability, the application process and services is also covered, and an Aid Code Quick Reference Guide is included. View The Guide to Medi-Cal Programs at no charge at www.chcf.org. Print copies are also available.

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