The federal Department of Health and Human Services has released the 2010 Medicare and You consumer handbook. This is the official government benefit description manual issued to Medicare members. The handbook contains information on the following:
- What’s new in 2010
- Medicare costs
- Medicare coverage
- Health and prescription drug plans
- Medicare rights
- Health information technology
There will inevitably be changes to Medicare benefits and information as 2010 progresses. For the latest information about changes to Medicare, visit www.medicare.gov or call 1-800-MEDICARE (1-800-633-4227).