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Medicare and Part D Resources

Elder Benefit Specialist Program:

Shelley Matson 608-637-5201

Website: https://www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/benefit-specialists/ebs.htm

Vernon County Unit On Aging and Vernon County office of The Aging & Disability Resources Center of Western Wisconsin

  • Information, assistance and advocacy for persons age 60 and over
  • Also local Coordinator for National SHIP program (State Health Insurance Assistance Program)

Disability Benefit Specialist Program: 1-800-500-3910

Wisconsin Part D Prescription Drug Helpline: 1-855-677-2783

  • Resources specifically for Wisconsin residents age 60 and older

Disability Drug Benefit Helpline: 1-800-926-4862

  • Drug Helpline for Wisconsin Medicare beneficiaries under age 60 offered by Disability Rights Wisconsin
  • Website: www.disabilityrightswi.org

Wisconsin Medigap Helpline: 1-800-242-1060

  • Counselors to help evaluate your options for Medicare supplements and long-term insurance
  • Offered by the State of Wisconsin Board on Aging and Long Term Care

Social Security Administration: 1-800-772-1213

  • Assistance with "Extra Help"/Low Income Subsidy application for help in paying Part D Costs
  • On-line "Extra Help"/Low Income Subsidy Application
  • Website: www.ssa.gov

Medicare: 1-800-Medicare (1-800-633-4227)

  • General questions about Medicare Part D
  • Online comparison tool for Part D and Advantage plans
  • Website: www.medicare.gov

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS): 1-877-267-2323

  • General resource for Medicare Part D information
  • Good resource for consumers, professionals and medical providers
  • Website: www.cms.hhs.gov

Wisconsin SeniorCare Prescription Program: 1-800-657-2038

Coalition Of Wisconsin Aging Groups: 1-800-488-2596

  • Senior Medicare Patrol (Medicare error, fraud, waste and abuse)