Senior Publications

Your Medicare Matters. Protect It!(Printable publication) 
A protective "Toolkit" with a list of questions you should ask before signing up for a Medicare Advantage Plan to make sure you know what you're getting. Includes information on the Medicare Advantage Plan options to the Original Medicare Plan, sales marketing potholes to avoid, and tips to help you be a savvy consumer.

Medicare Part D Colorado Options 2017  - Updated October 2016
Medicare Part D plans are offered by private insurance companies and include plans with coverage for prescription drugs only and Medicare Health Plans that include both health coverage and prescription drug coverage. This publication gives information explaining Medicare Part D with a list of the stand-alone prescription drug plans and the Medicare Health Plans that include drug coverage.

Medicare Plan Finder Worksheet - You can use this worksheet to collect all the personal information you need to find a Medicare health and/or drug plan that meets your needs.  Once you complete this worksheet, you can talk with a SHIP counselor by calling 1-888-696-7213, call Medicare at 1-800-MEDICARE (1-800-633-4227), or visit the www.medicare.gov website.

Help for Medicare Beneficiaries with Lower Incomes - Updated April 2015
Information on help with premiums, copayments, and other costs.

Medicare Supplement Insurance: Medigap Options for Colorado Consumers  - Updated August 2015

For additional publications, please check out the Federal Government Medicare website.

Publications have been produced by the Colorado Division of Insurance with financial assistance, in whole or in part, through grants from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), the Federal Medicare agency or from the federal Administration on Aging (AoA). 

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Contact Information
SHIP, Division of Insurance, Colorado Department of Regulatory Agencies
1560 Broadway, Suite 850
Denver, CO 80202
Phone: 1-888-696-7213 - for questions about Medicare 
Phone: 1-800-503-5190 - to report Medicare errors or suspected fraud