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  
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
Prescription Drug Coverage english spanish
Preventive Services english  
Protecting From Fraud english spanish
Rights & Protections english  
Skilled Nursing Facility Care english spanish
What is Medicare?/What is Medicaid? english spanish
Who Pays First english  spanish
Your Medicare Benefits english spanish

What's New

  • New Medicare Cards were sent to West Virginia beneficiaries between April and June 2018, Medicare does not send yearly cards and will not call you about card changes - if you get such a call, HANG UP! It is a scam!
  • Medicare Supplement Plans and Monthly Rate Comparisons (November 2021) is online.
  • Guide to Choosing a Medigap Policy is online.
  • 2022 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. 
  • Many Medicare preventive services are zero deductible and zero copay. 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