WV State Health Information Assistance Program

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Medicare Publications

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Medicare & You english spanish
Medicare Basics english  
Ambulance Services english spanish
Diabetes Supplies & Services english spanish
Durable Medical Equipment english spanish
Home Health Care english spanish
Choosing a Medigap Policy: A Guide to Health Insurance for People with Medicare english  
Choosing a Nursing Home english spanish
Hospice Benefits english spanish
Medicare Coverage of Kidney Dialysis and Kidney Transplant Services english spanish
Mammograms & Breast Health english  
Prescription Drug Coverage english spanish
Preventive Services english spanish
Protecting From Fraud english spanish
Private Fee-for-Service Plans english spanish
Rights & Protections english  
Skilled Nursing Facility Care english spanish
Who Pays First english  
Your Medicare Benefits english spanish

What's New

  • New Medicare Cards were sent to West Virginia beneficiaries between April and June 2018, if you did not receive your new card please contact WV SHIP or 1-800-Medicare!
  • Medicare Supplement Plans and Monthly Rate Comparisons (November 2018) is online.
  • Guide to Choosing a Medigap Policy is online.
  • 2018 Medicare Costs - This fact sheet provides the premiums and deductibles for Medicare Part A (Hospital Insurance) and Medicare Part B (Medical Insurance). It also includes information about the income-related monthly adjustment amounts for Medicare Part D (prescription drug coverage).
  • Nursing Home Compare website, rating nursing homes throughout the country, has been recently updated. 
  • Beginning January 1, 2011. there will be zero deductible and zero copay for many Medicare preventive services. Call 1-877-987-4463 to find out what services are covered. 




Mailing Address:

1900 Kanawha Blvd. East
Charleston, WV 25305


Town Center Mall, 3rd Level
Charleston, WV


(304) 558-3317, (877) 987-4463


(304) 558-0004

1900 Kanawha Blvd. East, Charleston, WV 25305 • Town Center Mall, 3rd Level • Phone: (304) 558-3317, (877) 987-4463 • Fax: (304) 558-0004