Under the Medicare Improvements for Patients and Providers Act, seniors will no longer have to count help that they receive from someone else toward their expenses - including rent, mortgage, heat, food and property taxes - as income. Also, life insurance policies will no longer count as a resource when determining eligibility.
- ~Click here for more information on eligibility.
~Watch an explanatory webinar here.
- ~You can apply for the program online at www.socialsecurity.gov, by calling 1-800-772-1213, or by applying at your local Social Security office.