Alzheimer’s disease is the brain disease in which is memory loss and problems with thinking and behavior in individuals. It starts with little memory loss and increases further to worst such that the person is not able to perform daily activities.
Medicare is health insurance plan run by the federal government. Medicare does not cover some health care needs and long term care needed for patients with Alzheimer’s disease.
The new Affordable care Act provides free annual wellness program for individuals availing Medicare benefits. Long term care insurance which covers community living assistance services can help patients with Alzheimer’s. Affordable Care Act has launched CLASS program for the Medicare 2011 as the new long term care insurance plan.
Hospice care is covered in Medicare and can help for short term care to Alzheimer’s patients.
C-SNAP is CMS Secure Net Access Portal formed jointly with Wisconsin Physicians Service Insurance Corporation Medicare Division. This website gives all the information about individual’s Medicare and claims. Medicare is health care insurance for people with age 65 or above, disabled people and people with ESRD.
To use C-SNAP, you have to fill in the registration form and add your login id and password.
WPS is the Medicare insurance Part B carrier in states of Wisconsin, Illinois, Michigan, and Minnesota and Part A/Part B contractor in Iowa, Kansas, Missouri and Nebraska.