Benefits for Seniors
BenefitsCheckUp is another tool that will tell you if you can get federal, state and some local private and public benefits for older adults (ages 55 and over). BenefitsCheckUp also describes the programs and tells you where to apply.
Can you get health insurance for Seniors and people with disabilities?
This Web site will tell you whether you can get Medicare. Medicare is a health insurance program for people 65 years of age and older, some disabled people under 65 years of age, and people with End-Stage Renal Disease (permanent kidney failure treated with dialysis or a transplant).
Getting the Health Care Services You Need
Has your insurance company, Medicare or Medicaid denied you help? You don't have to take no for an answer.
Need Help With Medicare Expenses? Check Out the QMB and SLMB Programs
The State of Iowa offers the QMB and SLMB programs to help pay for certain Medicare-related expenses. If you think you are eligible, apply at your local Department of Human Services office.
Public Benefits During COVID Pandemic
Updates to public benefits programs during the COVID pandemic.
Review Your Medicare Part D Prescription
Every year, you have a chance to make changes for the following year to your Medicare Part D prescription drug plan or to your Medicare Advantage plan.