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MEDICARE IS HERE TO STAY

by: Social Security Administration

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HEALTH-e-ARIZONA


AHCCCS Informational Brochures

Offers information about the Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System.


The Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS)

The Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS) is Arizona's version of Medicaid and it provides health insurance to low income Arizonans through a health plan.


Medigap

What is Medigap and how can it help you with your health care?


Medicare

What is Medicare all about, who is eligible and where to find personalized assistance.


Health Insurance after Retirement

Understanding your health care rights, sorting through insurance policies and finding a way to pay your medical bills can be daunting tasks. But there are resources to help educate you about your rights and help you weigh your options


Life Care Planning Packet (Advanced Directives), Information and Documents from the Arizona Attorney General

Find out about Durable Health Care Power of Attorney, Living Will (End of Life Care), Durable Mental Health Care Power of Attorney, Letter to My Agent (Representative) and More!

by: Arizona Office of the Attorney General

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