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Monday, May 4, 2020


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Below are recent additions to our collection of technical assistance resources for HIV programs, featuring Medicare enrollment/coverage.

The Basics of Medicare for Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program (RWHAP) Clients, provides an overview of Medicare eligibility and enrollment for RWHAP clients. Medicare awareness is increasingly important for HIV care programs as the RWHAP client population is aging

Medicare Prescription Drug Coverage for Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program Clients is a tip sheet review of Medicare Part D and Medicare Advantage drug coverage, the donut hole, and dual eligibles. 

How Medicare Enrollment Works explains the various ways individuals enroll in Medicare. They include: a qualifying disability (SSDI), proactive enrollment when nearing age 65 or during special enrollment periods for certain individuals, and making the transition from Marketplace coverage to Medicare.

The Basics of Medicare for Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program Clients provides an overview of Medicare eligibility for RWHAP clients and other people with HIV, the different parts of Medicare (including coverage and costs), and how to support clients with enrollment in Medicare and its costs. 

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