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This article is from the Organ Transplant FAQ, by mike_holloway@hotmail.com (Michael Holloway) with numerous contributions by others.

100 Medicare information:

From Dale Ester <dalee@enet.net>:
(Reference: Arizona Senior World, May 1995, Page 31.)

"Guide to Health Insurance for People with Medicare" (518B)
Discusses what Medicare pays and does not pay, types of private health
insurance to supplement Medicare and gives hints on shopping for private
health insurance.

"Medicare Coverage for Second Surgical Opinion" (521B)
Explains the importance of getting a second opinion for non-emergency
surgery, describes Medicare coverage of costs, and gives suggestions for
locating a specialist in your area.

""Medicare: Hospice Benefits" (591B)
Describes the scope of medical and support services available to Medicare
beneficiaries with terminal illness(es).

"Medicare and Managed Care Plans" (592B)
Describes the health services available to beneficiaries from health
maintenance organizations (HMO's).

"Medicare and Other Health Benefits" (593B)
Answers the question "Who pays first?" Explains the special rules that apply
to Medicare Beneficiaries who have other health plan coverage.

"Medicare coverage of Kidney Dialysis and Kidney Transplant Services: A
Supplement to Your Medicare Handbook" (594B)

Describes Medicare benefits for people with permanent kidney failure.
"Manual De Medicare" (595B)
The Spanish Language handbook.

"Medicare: Savings for Qualified Beneficiaries" (596B)
Explains that low-income beneficiaries may be able to get help paying
Medicare costs.

"Medicare and Your Physician's Bill" (520B)
Explains how Medicare pays for doctor services and how Medicare
determines how much it will pay.
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Mail order to:
Consumer Information Center, Department 33
Pueblo, CO 81009

Be sure to include your name, address, city, state, and zipcode.
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