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Medicare Insurance Resources in Pittsburgh

 

All Your Benefits, LLC
10521 Perry Highway, 
Suite 105 Wexford, PA 15090   
888-524-5551
www.allyourbenefits.net

— Your retirement years should be rewarding and relaxing. We won't allow Medicare to be a stressful experience.

 

Gateway Health Medicare AssuredSM
1-888-905-3415 (TTY: 711)
www.MedicareAssured.com

— Gateway Health Medicare AssuredSM offers all the benefits of Original Medicare, plus so much more. For 20 years, Gateway HealthSM has operated as a Managed Care Organization (MCO) that has provided access to more than 300,000 members eligible for Medicaid (Medical Assistance) in Pennsylvania. In 2006, Gateway added Medicare coverage, creating the Gateway Health Medicare Assured line of business, now serving more than 40,000 members.

 

LIFE Pittsburgh - Living Independence For the Elderly
875 Greentree Rd., Ste. 100
Pittsburgh, PA 15220
412-388-8050
www.lifepittsburgh.org

— LIFE Pittsburgh provides all-inclusive medical care, adult day and home care at no cost to qualified older adults who wish to remain independent in their own homes. LIFE is a provider-sponsored health plan approved by both Medicare and Medicaid. This means your LIFE doctor and other care providers are also the people who work with you to make decisions about your care. LIFE programs known nationally as Program of All-inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) provide medical services with the goal of having older, frailer adults remain safe and independent in their homes. LIFE’s coordinated plan of care includes all medical, social, and daily living support. Primary care and community services are provided through the Day Health Centers and through an in-home program according to an individual’s needs. Services include comprehensive medical care, including outpatient and inpatient services, emergency care, podiatry, dentistry, hearing and eye care, diagnostic tests, lab tests and procedures, full prescription coverage, physical, occupational, speech and recreational therapy, nutritional support, transportation to and from the day health centers and to medical appointments, medical supplies and durable medical equipment. LIFE serves residents of Allegheny County who are 55 years old or older, in need of nursing facility care as defined by the state, and able to live safely in the community with the support of LIFE services. There are no fees whatsoever for financially eligible participants.

 

MediConnect Insurance
300 Bilmar Drive, Suite 200
Pittsburgh, PA 15205
888-818-6334
www.mediconnectinsurance.com

— Partnering with well-known insurance providers in nine states, MediConnect bridges the healthcare gap by finding and securing the most optimal plans to fit the your individualized needs.

 

UPMC Health Plan / UPMC for Life
600 Grant Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
1-866-729-8762 / TTY
1-800-361-2629
www.upmchealthplan.com

— UPMC for Life Classic Medicare HMO plan has no plan premium, no copayments for PCP office visits, no deductible and no coinsurance. You simply continue paying your Medicare Part B premium, and you get access to some of the best health care services and preventive care programs in the region. Find out more by calling UPMC Health Plan today.

 


Medicare/Social Security Administration
800-633-4227 (Medicare) • 800-772-1213 (Social Security)
— Provides health insurance for individuals sixty-five and older, including hospital stays and medical care.


Medical Assistance
412-565-2146 (Information Referral)
— Provides funds for medical expenses by individuals and families who have met low income requirements and have already obtained a Medical Assistance Card.


Pennsylvania Dept. of State Complaints Office
800-822-2113


Senior Health Insurance Information Program
800-430-8742
— Provides counselors to meet, discuss, and help people understand the following concerns: Medicare, Medicare claims, the differences in Medicare Supplements, and Long-Term Care Nursing Home Insurance.

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