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"ALZHEIMER'S MEDICARE ADVOCACY PROJECT" PROGRAM

WHAT Advocating for those with Alzheimer's and responding to Alzheimer's-related Medicare inquiries from local Alzheimer's Association chapters throughout the country.
WHYTo advocate medicare of those with Alzheimer's.
WHEREAlzheimer's Association
American Bar Association-Commission on Law and Aging.


Program Description

The Alzheimer's Medicare Advocacy Project:

• Responds to inquires from Alzheimer's Association chapters regarding Medicare problems
• Advocates for increased Medicare coverage of services for individuals with Alzheimer's disease
• Identifies problems, patterns and trends, and assists with the development of appropriate federal policy positions related to Medicare and health care delivery
• Prepares written materials about Medicare coverage

Medicare Problem Areas include: • Coding and billing errors • Drug benefit problems • Physical, occupational and speech therapy denials • Psychiatric, psychological and mental health services denials • Hospice and home health care denials

Medicare Advocacy Materials: The Alzheimer's Medicare Advocacy Project has developed is numerous fact sheets and other materials on the Medicare fee-for-service program including:

• Frequently Asked Questions about Medicare for People with Alzheimer's Disease
• Original Medicare: An Outline of Benefits
• Medicare's Hospice Benefit: Frequently Asked Questions about Medicare's Hospice Benefit for Alzheimer's Beneficiaries
• Medicare Savings Programs
• Basic Facts about the Medicare Drug Benefit
• Special Considerations When Choosing a Medicare Drug Plan for People with Alzheimer's Disease
• Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services Medicare and You
source: americanbar.org

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