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Center for Benefits Access

Assisting professionals with benefits outreach & enrollment for low-income Medicare beneficiaries

Learn about benefits for seniors


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.


Stigma report highlights important strategies

In 2015-2016, NCOA conducted in-depth interviews with 40 benefits counselors to better understand the phenomenon of stigma, its many forms, and strategies to counter stigma during the benefits application process.

Get the Facts About Accountable Care Organizations in These New Publications

Accountable care organizations (ACOs) are a mechanism through which providers coordinate care. Learn more about how ACOS work for people with Medicare.

Medicare Savings Programs: A Profile of State Options

States have exercised varying flexibility in changing their income and asset guidelines for the Medicare Savings Programs. Discover which states have increased income thresholds, and which have eliminated the MSP asset test.