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Affordable Care Act (ACA)
Marketplace Call Center
Health Insurance Marketplace Resources
1-800-318-2596 or TTY: 1-855-889-4325
Objective information in English and in Spanish 24/7.
Language lines for other languages.
Local ACA Navigator Programs
(Enrollment information & assistance)
* El Centro, INC – Olathe, KS – 913-677-0100
* Good Samaritan Project – Mission, KS – 816-561-8784
* Health Partnership Clinic 913-433-7617
* Johnson County Department of Health 913-826-1200
For current Navigators in the KC area, call 211
or see http://www.coverkc.org/
Also see www.HealthCare.gov and ACA Slide Show
Straight Talk regarding the ACA from the NCOA
America’s Health Insurance Plans
601 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
South Building, Suite 500
Washington, DC 20004
(Consumer guides. Links to health insurance plans.)
(A free service of the
National Council on Aging (NCOA),
which asks questions to identify benefits
that could help with the costs of
medications, food, utilities, legal, health care,
housing, in-home services, taxes, transportation,
employment training, etc....)
KanCare (Medicaid) Clearinghouse
P.O. Box 3599
Topeka, KS 66601-9738
1-800-792-4884, FAX 1-844-264-6285
(Medical Eligibility for the Elderly & Disabled in Kansas.
Apply online faster, or call for a paper application.
For low-income residents, age 65+ OR disabled or blind.)
Kansas Insurance Department
420 SW 9th St.
Topeka, KS 66612
(Regulates insurance providers, educates
and assists consumers, offers information
on auto, home, medical,
and long-term care insurance, Medicare,
and a Medicare supplement shopper's guide.)
(Social Security Office)
15375 W. 95th St.
Lenexa, KS 66219
877-445-9978/V , 800-486-2048/TTY
(Medicare information at your fingertips.)
Professional long term care
insurance and claim specialists,
claim filing, private service.
National Clearinghouse for
Long-Term Care Information
Administration on Aging
Washington, DC 20201 202-619-0724
National Council on Aging
Practical Solutions for Aging Well
- Benefits Checkup
- MyMedicare Matters
Resources for professionals, older adults,
caregivers, and advocates re programs,
best practices, policies. Online tools and
tips for health & economic security.
The National Institute of Health
offers short free online videos
about Medicare & senior health issues.
Senior Health Insurance Counseling
for Kansas (SHICK)
(Provides free Medicare health insurance
counseling for older adults through trained volunteers)