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  • Long Term Care Insurance

    A guide produced by the OK Insurance Department's Senior Health Insurance Counseling Program to help you understand long term care insurance. You can call the program at 800-763-2828. Content Detail

    By:
    Oklahoma Insurance Department
  • Medicaid for Nursing Home Residents

    Questions and Answers on Medicaid for Nursing Home Residents. Rules change frequently so please check with your DHS office or a lawyer familiar with Medicaid for more specific information. Content Detail

    By:
    Columbia Legal Services
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    Spanish / Español
  • Medicare Interactive Counselor

    Medicare Interactive (MI) Counselor makes all of MRC's knowledge and experience available to you 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Through this Q&A format, you will learn what Medicare covers, what it doesn?t, how to pick a Medicare health plan, what you need to know about Medicare?s drug coverage (Part D), how to appeal if coverage or care is denied, and much more. Medicare Interactive (MI) Counselor is free for you to use. Content Detail

    By:
    Medicare Rights Center
  • Overview of the VA Claims Process

    Overview of the VA Claims Process Content Detail

    By:
    National Organization of Veterans' Advocates, Inc
  • Paying for Long-Term Nursing Home Care

    Medicaid and Medicare pay for nursing home care. They are government programs but are not for everyone. Private insurance can also pay for nursing home care. This Guide is about the different ways you can pay for long-term nursing home care. Content Detail

    By:
    AARP Legal Services Network
  • Powers of Attorney

    Information about Powers of Attorney, different types, when to use them, and common questions and answers. Read More

    By:
    Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.
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    Spanish / Español
  • Powers of Attorney - Questions & Answers

    A Power of Attorney is a very powerful tool and an important decision. Here are some questions that you might be asking about using a Power of Attorney. Read More

    By:
    Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.
    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español
  • Privacy and Your Health Information

    A brief summary of your rights and protections under the federal health information privacy law. Content Detail

    By:
    U.S. Dept. of Health & Human Services
  • Privacy of Health Information

    FAQ on your right to privacy of health infomation under the HIPAA privacy rule. Content Detail

    By:
    U.S. Dept. of Health & Human Services
  • Questions and Answers on Adult Guardianship Issues

    This fact sheet answers common questions about guardianship. Content Detail

    By:
    National Guardianship Association
  • Questions & Answers When Looking For an Elder Law Attorney

    Content Detail

    By:
    National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, Inc.
  • Residents' Rights in Nursing Homes, Assisted Living and Residential Care Facilities

    Know your rights for clients and family members living in nursing homes, assisted living and residential care facilities. Read More

    By:
    OK DHS
  • Revocation of Powers of Attorney

    A Power of Attorney can be revoked after you have signed a document. There are certain rules you must follow. This resource contains information, a checklist and instructions about revoking a power of attorney Read More

    By:
    Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.
  • Senior Health Insurance Counseling

    The Senior Health Insurance Counseling Program (SHICP) is a division of the OK State Insurance Department helping to inform the public about Medicare and other senior health insurance issues. This division provides accurate and objective counseling, assistance and advocacy relating to Medicare, Medicaid, Medicare Supplements, Medicare Advantage, Long-Term Care and other related health coverage plans for Medicare beneficiaries, their representatives, or persons soon to be eligible for Medicare. You can call the program at 800-763-2828. Read More

    By:
    Oklahoma Insurance Department
  • Seniors Citizens Handbook

    This Handbook is a project of the Oklahoma Bar Association Young Lawyers Division (OBA/YLD). Its purpose is to be an easy-to-read guide for senior citizens to use in their daily activities. This Handbook is intended to be only an introduction to issues of concern to seniors. Content Detail

    By:
    Oklahoma Bar Association
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