new to medicare
Here are some helpful links to get you started.
Medicare.gov - The Official U.S. Government site for Medicare
Medicare and You Publication - The Official U.S. Government Medicare Handbook
Your Guide to Medicare Preventive Services - Official Government Booklet from Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Western Montana Area IV Agency on Aging - The Agency on Aging is a great resource for Sanders County, Montana residents in need of Medicare information. One of their offerings is a Medicare 101 class. For information and assistance, please call 800-266-4188 or 406-883-7284. For Sanders County Representative: Kate Comunetti, please call 406-827-3034.
The Sanders County Council on Aging - helps with State Health Insurance Assistance Programs (SHIPs) and provides free help to Medicare beneficiaries who have questions or issues with their health insurance. You can reach them in Hot Springs, MT at (406) 741-2343.
Annual Medicare Wellness Visits (AWV)
Medicare's Annual Wellness Visit is an important benefit that can help prevent disease and disability. The visit is not just an annual physical. It is a chance for you and your doctor to work together to create a personalized plan to keep you healthy.