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The FAQ Resource Center includes answers to questions from SHIPs across the country about a range of topics. Please contact us at for more information about these or other related subjects.

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  • Coverage
  • Medigap

Medicare Advantage

  • Enrollment
  • Medicare Savings Accounts
  • Private Fee-for-Service (PFFS) Plans
  • Special Needs Plans (SNPs)

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  • Enrollment
  • Exceptions and Appeals
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  • Low-Income Subsidy/Extra Help
  • Penalties
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Medicaid and Low-Income Benefits

  • Medical Savings Programs (MSPs)


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