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MIPPA Resource Center for Professionals

The MIPPA Resource Center, supported by the U.S. Administration for Community Living, offers tools and training to help counselors find and enroll low-income people with Medicare into benefits that save money on health care, prescriptions, food, and more.

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My Care, My Choice is an online decision support tool available in California, Michigan, and Ohio, that can help with understanding Medicare and Medicaid coverage options.

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Online Decision Tool Helps People with Both Medicare and Medicaid Understand Care Options

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Medicare in 2023: Changes Affecting Low-Income Beneficiaries

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Sample MIPPA Outreach Materials

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The Nebraska SHIP shows how partnering with local colleges and cooperative extensions helps bring Medicare benefits outreach and education to rural residents.

Sep 9, 2022

Better Medicare Benefits Outreach in Rural Areas

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Give NCOA permission to upload your program data uploaded to the National CDSME or Falls Prevention Database.

Jun 1, 2022

Navigating the Original Medicare and Medicare Advantage Appeals Process

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May 25, 2022

Extra Help (LIS) & Medicare Savings Programs (MSP): Mapping Those Potentially Eligible

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Mar 28, 2022

A Conversation About MIPPA Past, Present, and Future

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Mar 24, 2022

LINET and Part D Extra Help

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Mar 1, 2022

How to Help Native Americans, Alaskans, and Hawaiians Find Medicare Savings

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Give NCOA permission to upload your program data uploaded to the National CDSME or Falls Prevention Database.

Feb 23, 2022

How to Successfully Write Competitive Grants as a Community-Based Organization

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Jan 20, 2022

Counting Income & Resources for Extra Help

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Our integrated care toolkit breaks down Medicare and Medicaid coverage options in an easy-to-understand format for counselors and consumers.

Jan 13, 2022

Integrated Care for People with Medicare and Medicaid

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Jan 4, 2022

From Billboards to Gas Pumps: Conducting Benefits Outreach in Highly Trafficked Areas

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Nov 4, 2021

Medicare in 2022

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An Asian senior woman is holding her tablet up, making a decision about her health.

Jul 28, 2021

Mapping Low-Income Older Adults by Race, Language, and Technology Access

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Jul 1, 2021

Grant Opportunity for Benefits Enrollment Centers

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Get practical tips to partner with local libraries for MIPPA and Medicare benefits outreach.

Jun 28, 2021

How to Partner with Libraries for MIPPA Outreach

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Feb 24, 2021

Business Acumen “Office Hour”: Revising Your Value Proposition During COVID-19

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Nov 2, 2020

What Are Benefits Enrollment Centers (BECs)?

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Oct 27, 2020

Redeeming, Redetermination, and Reassignments in Extra Help

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Aug 7, 2019

Outreach to Underserved Communities: BEC Best Practices

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Jun 13, 2018

Promising Practices of Benefits Enrollment Centers

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Jul 5, 2017

Connecting Four Unique Populations to Benefits Information

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