National Latina Health Network (NLHN) in collaboration
with AARP and other national partners is educating
and enrolling low-income Medicare beneficiaries
in the appropriate Medicare Prescription Drug
Discount Card program. Eligible recipients can
receive up to a $600.00 RX benefit. NLHN has trained
network members as “NLHN Medicare RX Benefits
Educators and Counselors.”
NLHN Medicare RX Benefits Educators and Counselors
provided information in New York City, Washington
DC, Boston, Miami, Chicago, Philadelphia and California.
Medicare Modernization Act in effect January 2006
Beginning Jan. 1, 2006, new Medicare
prescription drug plans will be available to people
with Medicare. Go to News
and Updates for more information.