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Wages & Benefits: Resources

This section contains links to resources pertaining to wages and benefits. To suggest an item for this section, please contact us.


Interactive Tools from the U.S. Department of Labor:

Health Insurance and Paying for Medical Services:

  • BenefitsCheckUp - A free service from the National Council of the Aging that identifies federal and state assistance programs for older Americans.
  • Consumer Guides for Getting and Keeping Health Insurance - From the Georgetown University Health Policy Institute. Guides available for each state and the District of Columbia.
  • - Official government benefits website. Free, confidential tool to help you find government benefits you may be eligible to receive.
  • - Information on free and low-cost health insurance for infants, children and teens.
  • - Participating Physician Directory - Searchable directory of doctors who accept Medicare assignment.
  • Medicaid Consumer Page - Information on state Medicaid programs, eligibility, and benefits.
  • Free and Reduced Cost Health Care - Information from the Health Resources and Services Administration about receiving free or reduced cost care under the Hill-Burton program. Includes list of obligated medical facilities.
  • Shriners Hospitals for Children - Shriners Hospitals for Children is a network of pediatric specialty hospitals, founded by the Shrine, where children under the age of 18 receive excellent medical care absolutely free of charge

Social Security Administration Resources:

Social Security Administration Resources in Other Languages:

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