How Well Do You Know Benefits? Quiz
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How Well Do You Know Benefits? Quiz

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July 3, 2012

Are you a benefits counselors who helps older adults to access programs and services? Take this brief quiz and see how well you know some of the benefits programs.

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True or False?

  1. Dual eligibles (people who receive both Medicaid and Medicare) are automatically eligible for the Medicare Part D Low-Income Subsidy (Extra Help).
  2. Medicare Part B covers the shingles vaccine for beneficiaries.
  3. A person can choose how to get their Medicare Parts A and B benefits – either through Original Medicare or through a private Medicare Advantage health plan.
  4. A person with End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) can get Medicare as soon as he/she has begun collecting SSDI (Social Security Disability Insurance).
  5. Most seniors only get $10 a month in SNAP, so it’s often not worth going through the long process of applying for the benefit.
  6. Medicare pays for the annual flu shot.
  7. Benefits from the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) are generally available on a first come, first serve basis.

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