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Medicare Rights Center

520 Eighth Avenue North Wing, 3rd Floor
New York, NY 10018
1-800-333-4114
http://www.medicarerights.org/

The Medicare Rights Center is a national, nonprofit consumer service organization that works to ensure access to affordable health care for older adults and people with disabilities through counseling and advocacy, educational programs and public policy initiatives.

Listed in: Options for the Uninsured

The AAA Prescription Savings Card is a discount card available to AAA members offering an average of 24% off of the pharmacy's regular retail price for prescriptions. This program is ideal for those don't have prescription coverage, or if some of your medications are not covered by your insurance plan. The website allows you to search for participating pharmacies in your area and calculate the estimated cost of your prescriptions. They also offer the option of having your medications delivered through the mail.The AAA Prescription Savings Card is a discount card available to AAA members offering an average of 24% off of the pharmacy's regular retail price for prescriptions. This card is ideal for those don't have prescription coverage or if your current insurance doesn't cover the cost of some of your medications.  Their website includes a list of participating pharmacies, a price estimator, and information on the option of having your medications delivered through the mail.

All AAA members and members of their household receive this savings card free as part of their AAA membership. If you are not a current AAA member, memberships are available in three different options based your needs and your budget.

Listed in: Prescriptions and Options for the Uninsured
This is the official Web site for the Social Security Administration and it contains a wealth of information about Social Security Disability Insurance including eligibility, disability application guidelines, denial and the reapplication process. The site provides answers to frequently asked questions about the SSDI application process in general as well as addressing Medicare and Medicaid eligibility. Disabled people can also access a listing of Vocational Rehabilitation agencies that provide career retraining which may facilitate a return to work.
Listed in: Options for the Uninsured, Job Transitions, and Disability

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