Upcoming Events
  • 2017 High School Senior Assistance
    Through the Academic Year

    Enrolled Wichita tribal members may apply for assistance with senior pictures, graduation announcements, and/or a class ring.

    More information can be found here.

    Application- One Two

  • Annual Meeting
    July 15, 2017

    The 2017 Annual Meeting will be held on Saturday, July 15, 2017 beginning at 10:00 a.m.  An agenda will be posted in the upcoming months.  Please mark your calendars. 

  • Wichita Annual Dance
    August 10-13, 2017

    More information to come in the upcoming months. 

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Wichita Tribes Blog
  • Wichita Tribal Princess Applications
    May 9, 2017 10:01 PM

    Wichita Tribal Princess Wichita Tribal Director Tara Tartsah Clark is accepting applications for young women seeking the title of 2017-2018 Wichita Tribal Princess.   Applicants must be between the ages of 15 and 21 years old, enrolled member of the Wichita and Affiliated Tribes.   Deadline will be May 31, 2017, you must submit a […]

  • Dairy Freeze Specials Week of 05/01/17
    May 1, 2017 4:34 PM

  • Wichita Princess Dance
    May 1, 2017 4:25 PM

  • AoA Menu-May 2017
    May 1, 2017 4:24 PM

  • Rabies Clinic
    May 1, 2017 4:24 PM

  • Wichita Tribe Summer Intern Program
    April 14, 2017 1:34 PM

    The Wichita and Affiliated Tribes is currently accepting applications from enrolled Wichita Tribal members who are interested in participating in the summer intern program located at the Wichita Tribal complex.  This program is established for Wichita graduating seniors and Tribal college students that will be attending college in the fall of 2017.  This will be […]

  • ELDER LAWN MOWING PROGRAM-APPLICATIONS AVAILABLE 
    April 14, 2017 1:30 PM

    2017 cutting grass season has begun. Cutting began April 10, 2017 but applications are still available. If you would like more information about the Elders Lawn Service, please contact Aldelzon Saldana at (405)247-2425 or email at maintenance@wichitatribe.com.

  • Wichita Tribal Member, Adrian Labrada, Signs with USAO for Cross Country
    April 14, 2017 1:21 PM

    On April 11, 2017, Wichita Tribal Member, Adrain Labrada, signed with USAO to run cross-country. Adrian is graduating senior at Anadarko High School and is very active in sports. Congratulations Adrian! We will have more about Adrian in our upcoming April newspaper. Front row: (Nephew) Jeremiah Beaver, (Mother) Crystal LaBrada, (Signee) Adrian LaBrada (Wichita Tribal […]

  • Vacancy Announcement-Grant Writer/Compliance Officer
    April 14, 2017 1:01 PM

    The Wichita and Affiliated Tribes accepting applications for Grant Writer/Compliance Officer. Applications available at the Wichita and Affiliated Tribes or www.wichitatribe.com. For information call (405) 247-2425. Indian Preference applies. Closing date is April 28, 2017 at 5 p.m.    

  • Sugar Creek Casino Job Postings
    April 14, 2017 12:59 PM

Items Not Covered By Medicare Part A, B, and D (Sampling)

The following is not a comprehensive list of non-covered services, and the coverage of certain items below varies by Medicare plan.

 

  • Prescription drug copays (varies by drug and by tier)
  • Some specialty medications are either not covered at all, or require a very large co-pay from the member. Example: Enbrel and Remicade; both covered with high member co-pay. (Also beginning in early 2016, prescribers will have to enroll in Medicare in order to be able to prescribe for Medicare patients. If the provider is not enrolled, a 3 month provision of medication can be obtained while prescriber enrolls or member searches for a new provider who is enrolled)
  • Some durable medical equipment items
  • Long-term care.
  • Most dental care.
  • Eye exams relating to prescribing of glasses.
  • Dentures
  • Hearing aids and fitting for them
  • Routine foot care
  • Routine chiropractic care
  • Plan deductibles, coinsurance and copayments.
  • Some mental health partial hospitalizations, and within those, the following are NOT covered: meals, transportation to and from, support groups, and testing or training for job skills unless part of treatment, a daily coinsurance payment as well as a percentage of total cost.
  • The following home health related services: 24 hour-a-day care, meals delivered to your home, homemaker services, and personal care. (For any service under home health care to be covered, member must be home bound).
  • Some aspects of clinical trial participation, such as the new item or service which is being tested (unless Medicare would cover it if member was not in a trial), items or services only used to collect data and not in direct medical care, such as monthly CT scans, etc., coinsurance and deductibles.  
  • Private duty nursing.
  • Private room unless medically necessary.
  • Personal care items such as razors, slipper socks, etc.
  • $1260 deductible for each benefit period on in-patient hospital stays (this goes up to $1288 in 2016)
  • On inpatient hospital stays from 61-90 days, a $315 daily coinsurance.
  • On inpatient hospital stay beyond 91 days, $630 coinsurance per each "lifetime reserve day" after day 90 for each benefit period. Beyond lifetime reserve days, all costs are the member's.

THIS IS NOT AN ALL-INCLUSIVE LISTING.  Please refer to medicare.gov or your state's Medicaid website for a more complete listing.