Center for Benefits Access
Learn about benefits for seniors

The Center for Benefits Access helps 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.

We serve as the Medicare Improvements for Patients and Providers Act (MIPPA) Resource Center supported by the U.S. Administration for Community Living. The Center also manages the Senior SNAP Enrollment Initiative, an effort funded by the Walmart Foundation to increase older adult enrollment into the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).

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Medicare Open Enrollment: Tools for Professionals

The Medicare Open Enrollment Period runs October 15 through December 7. Our compendium of resources can help you understand changes to Medicare, costs, and coverage in 2021.

Part D Appeals & Penalties: Four New Resources

Learn the ins and outs of how to pursue a Part D appeals when coverage is denied in four new resources developed for us by the Medicare Rights Center.

Consumer Facts about Medicare Coverage Changes in 2020

In 2020, several changes were implemented to Medicare coverage of services and prescriptions. Share these consumer fact sheets about MA supplemental benefits, Part D indication-based formularies, and opioid treatment programs.

Upcoming Events

Changes to Medicaid Following the Public Health Emergency

March 12 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Learn how changes to Medicaid under the public health emergency of COVID-19 may affect your clients transitioning to Medicare from Medicaid.

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Age+Action 2021 Virtual Conference

June 7 - June 10

Join NCOA and professionals from across the country who believe that every person deserves to age well.

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