Disability/Health Insurance Programs

Patient Advocate Foundation-case management and help for insurance/job/debt issues
http://www.patientadvocate.org/patient_services.php?p=750

Caring Voices Coalition-assistance for people applying for disability benefits
http://www.caringvoice.org/2013/02/social-security-disability/

Information and advice gathered specifically to aid persons with HD to successfully obtain SSDI benefits
http://www.hdlf.org/node/210

Online application and instructions on how to apply for disability benefits
http://www.ssa.gov/applyfordisability/

US Government Website for Medicare
http://www.medicare.gov/

National, nonprofit consumer service organization, includes hotline number for Medicare advocacy
http://www.medicarerights.org//

Federally-funded advocacy group

http://www.disabilityrightsnc.org/

NC Seniors Health Insurance Information Program (SHIIP)
http://www.ncdoi.com/SHIIP/

Comprehensive state-wide list of various disability-related resources
https://www2.ncdhhs.gov/disabilities/

How to apply for Medicaid in NC
http://www.dhhs.state.nc.us/dma/medicaid/apply.htm

NC State program for people who have been denied coverage for pre-existing conditions
http://inclusivehealthcare.org/

A listing of NC agencies that can provide assistance with SSDI applications
http://www.virtualcil.net/cils/query-iandr.php?state=nc

Job Accommodations Network-jobs for people with disabilities
http://askjan.org/