NOTE: You may receive this notice at other times in the future such as before the next period you can join a Medicare prescription drug plan, and if this coverage changes. You also may request a copy.
You need to make a decision about prescription drug coverage from Medicare. When you make your decision, you should carefully consider the cost and terms of Medicare prescription drug coverage in your area. For more information about your options under Medicare prescription drug coverage…
More detailed information about Medicare plans that offer prescription drug coverage will be available in October 2005 through the “Medicare & You 2006” handbook from Medicare. You may also be contacted directly by Medicare-approved prescription drug plans. You’ll get a copy of the handbook in the mail. You can also get more information about Medicare prescription drug plans from these places:
Visit www.medicare.gov for personalized help,
Call your State Health Insurance Assistance Program (see your copy of the
Medicare & You handbook for their telephone number), or
Call 1-800-MEDICARE (1-800-633-4227). TTY users should call 1-877-486-2048.
For people with limited income and resources, extra help paying for a Medicare prescription drug plan is available. Information about this extra help is available from the Social Security Administration (SSA). For more information about this extra help, visit SSA online at www.socialsecurity.gov, or call them at 1-800- 772-1213 (TTY 1-800-325- 0778).
Name of Entity/Sender: Department of Finance and Administration, Office of Insurance Contact--Position/Office: Blue Cross & Blue Shield of MS Address: P. O. Box 23071, Jackson, MS 39225-3071 Phone Number: 1-800-709-7881