Benefits Counseling &

Legal Services

DETCOG provides Certified Benefits Counselors to help seniors 60 years of age and older and Medicare beneficiaries of any age understand the

benefits available to them. Relevant and accurate information is provided regarding these and other topics:

• Medicare

• Medicaid

• Social Security

• Disability

• Veteran's Benefits

• Railroad Retirement

• Medicare Supplement Insurance

• HMO's

• Long-Term Care Insurance

• COBRA

• Advance Directives

• Money Management

• Discrimination

• Abuse and Neglect

• Exploitation

• Immigration

• Issues

• Consumer Issues

• Entitlement Programs

• Utility Assistance

• Prescription

• Assistance Programs

• Teacher's Retirement

• Fraud and Scams

Helpful Links and Websites:

 

SOCIAL SECURITY:

https://www.ssa.gov/

 

MEDICARE:

https://www.medicare.gov/

 

CENTERS FOR MEDICARE & MEDICAID SERVICES:

https://www.cms.gov/

 

FEDERAL HEALTHCARE WEBSITE:

https://www.healthcare.gov/

 

TEXAS HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES:

https://hhs.texas.gov/

 

ELECTRONIC FEDERAL PAYMENTS:

https://fiscal.treasury.gov/GoDirect/

 

US DEPT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS:

https://www.va.gov/

 

NATIONAL COUNCIL ON AGING:

https://www.benefitscheckup.org/

 

COMMENT ON FEDERAL REGULATIONS:

https://www.regulations.gov/

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