Medicare and Medicaid

Low Income Subsidy for Medicare Prescription Drug Coverage

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Contains information on eligibility for the Low-Income Subsidy (also called "Extra Help") available under the Medicare Part D prescription drug program. It includes information on those who are automatically deemed eligible, as well as those who must apply to be determined eligible.

Medicare Data

Medicare Data

This site provides direct access to the official data from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) that are used on the Compare Websites and Directories.

New Jersey Division of Aging Services

The Division of Aging Services administers federal and State-funded services and supports and makes it easier for seniors and caregivers to live in the community as long as possible with independence, dignity and choice. The agency receives federal funds under the Older Americans Act whereby it serves over 500,000 individuals and is the focal point for planning services for the aging, developing comprehensive information about New Jersey’s older adult population and its needs, and maintaining information about services available to older adults throughout the state.

Division of Aging Services
P.O. Box 715
Trenton, NJ 08625
United States

Medicare is a federal health insurance program operated by the Social Security Administration for persons 65 years of age and older, disabled people, and people with permanent kidney failure.
Medicare 24-Hour Helpline: 800-633-4227
Medicare is divided into 2 Parts:

  • Part A (Hospital Insurance) - Helps pay for care in hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, rehabilitation or dialysis, and for home health and hospice care.
  • Part B (Medical Insurance) Helps pays doctor bills, certain outpatient hospital care, X-rays and laboratory tests, physical and occupational therapy, durable medical equipment and other medical items and services. 
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