Medicare Resources


By: Montana Legal Services Association (MLSA)

Here are some helpful resources available online about Medicare. Read the short description and click the link to visit the website.
Resource Information

A Guide to Medicare's Preventative Services

Medicare pays for many preventive services to keep you healthy.  One way to stay healthy is to live a healthy lifestyle. You can live a healthy lifestyle and prevent disease by exercising, eating well, keeping a healthy weight, and not smoking. Medicare can help.  This link is for the PDF guide to these services. 


Medicare Question and Answer Tool

Medicare does not have to be complex. AARP's Medicare Question and Answer Tool can offer practical and comprehensive information about how the Medicare program works and when to enroll.


Medicare Eligibility Tool

Get an estimate of when you're eligible for medicare.


State Health and Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP)

The Montana State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP) is a free health-benefits counseling and advocacy service for Medicare beneficiaries and their families or caregivers. Their mission is to educate, advocate for, counsel and empower people to make informed benefit decisions.


Find a Nursing Home (Nursing Home Compare)

The primary purpose of the Nursing Home Compare tool is to provide detailed information about the past performance, including quality, staffing and inspection information, for every Medicare and Medicaid certified nursing home in the country.


Medicare Skilled Nursing Facility Care

Information from Medicare.gov about Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) care that Medicare covers and provides. 


Medicare Part D Guide

Medicare Part D provides insurance to help you pay for prescription drugs. Here is more information about that program and the premiums, and expenses that come with it.


Medicare - Hoja De Datos (En Espanol)

¿Qué es Medicare? Medicare es un programa federal de seguro médico que le ayuda a pagar sus gastos médicos. 


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