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Center for Benefits Access

Center for Benefits Access

We help organizations enroll seniors and younger adults with disabilities with limited means into the benefits programs for which they are eligible so that they can remain healthy and improve the quality of their lives.


Open Enrollment: Key Resources

Discover links to resources that can help you counsel clients this Open Enrollment Period.

2015 Medicare Premiums and Costs

Download a chart of the costs of Parts A & B in the coming year.

Native Americans and Medicare

Use our new visualization tool to learn where there are Native Americans potentially eligible for benefits in your state.


Read the latest edition of Benefits Alert.


Access past webinar presentations and recordings.

LIS Eligibility Map

Who in your state is missing out on the Part D Low Income Subsidy? Use our new mapping tool to find out.

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2014 Counselors' Calendar

Our 2014 Counselors' Calendar provides information on upcoming webinars, conferences, and training sessions for benefits counselors. Keep checking back—we update the calendar every 2 months as new events arise.

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Calendar of Events

  • Using SNAP Benefits and Recertification

    The last in our 4-part series of webinars on the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) for seniors, in which we'll cover how to use SNAP benefits and things your clients need to be aware of related to recertification.

    Oct 29
  • Medicare in 2015: What You Need to Know

    The Open Enrollment Period for Medicare prescription drug coverage and Medicare Advantage plans runs Oct. 15 – Dec. 7. What changes are in store for Medicare in the coming year? Join us to talk through what’s important for benefits counselors to share with clients during this critical time of the year.

    Nov 05

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Benefits Visualization
Get a glimpse of your state's Medicare population and their participation in benefits.