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Title:
The Complete and easy guide to Social Security, healthcare rights, and government benefits
Author:
Jehle, Faustin F., 1914-
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Edition:
[2000 edition].
Publication Information:
Boca Raton, Florida : Emerson-Adams Press, 2000.
Physical Description:
146 pages ; 28 cm
General Note:
"With additonal sections on disability, immigrants, eligibility, Medicaid, living wills, taxes, Supplemental Security Income, patient's rights, the right to appeal"--cover.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9781892803146
Format :
Book

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What will my Social Security benefits be when I retire? Can I take early retirement? Do I need supplemental health insurance for my Medicare? Does Medicare cover the procedure I need? Am I covered? What if I am disabled? A veteran? These are Questions that need straight answers. Unfortunately, if you have ever tried do decipher a government document, you know that straight answers are hard to find. In addition, the history of the American Social Security program includes many changes. In fact, laws change constantly and changes were added to this book right up to publication. How does the average American stay informed? How can anyone wade through the mountains of government documents and extract the information that is really valuable? Written by one of this country's foremost experts on healthcare, benefits, and Social Security, this book will be helpful to anyone seeking information on: -- Social Security -- Medicare -- Medicaid -- HMOs -- Family Leave Act -- Patient's Rights -- Supplemental Security Income -- Disability -- Veteran's Rights -- Medigap Insurance -- Immigrants' Rights -- Food Stamps -- Right to Appeal It includes valuable resources, such as addresses and information on: Vital Statistics Offices for all 50 states Social Security's Toll-Free number National Archives Where to report Medicare fraud and abuse State Medicaid Offices for all 50 states It answers Questions senior citizens ask as well as those Questions confronting young families.


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