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PUBLIC LAW 102-375—SEPT. 30, 1992 106 STAT. 1287 Intergovernmental relations. payeeship, and advance directives), access to courts and the justice system, and the implementation of civil rights and age discrimination laws in the State; and "(B) of problems and unmet needs identified in programs established under title III and other programs; and (9) for the purpose of identifying vulnerable elder rights protection activities provided by the entities under this chapter, and coordinating the activities with programs established under title III and chapters 2, 3, and 5, develop working agreements with— "(A) State entities, including the consumer protection agency, the court system, the attorney general, the State equal employment opportunity commission, and other State agencies; and "(B) Federal entities, including the Social Security Administration, Health Care Financing Administration, and the Department of Veterans' Affairs, and other entities.**. SEC. 705. OUTREACH. COUNSELING, AND ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS. (a) PURPOSE. —The purpose of this section is to provide out- 42 USC 3058k reach, counseling, and assistance in order to assist older individuals ^°^- in obtaining benefits under— (1) public and private health insurance, long-term care insurance, life insurance, and pension plans; and (2) public progrsuns under which the individuals are entitled to benefits, including benefits under— (A) the supplemental security income program established under title XVI of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 1381 et seq.); (B) the medicare program established under title XVIII of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 1395 et seq.); (C) the medicaid program established under title XIX of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 1396 et seq.); (D) the program established under the Food Stamp Act of 1977 (7 U.S.C. 2011 et seq.); and (E) the program established under the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Act of 1981 (42 U.S.C. 8621 et seq.). (b) PROGRAM. —Title VII of the Older Americans Act of 1965 (as added by section 701, and amended by the preceding sections) is amended by adding at the end the following:

    • CHAPTER &-OUTREACH, COUNSELING, AND

ASSISTANCE PROGRAM " SEC. 741. STATE OUTREACH, COUNSELING, AND ASSISTANCE PRO- 42 USC 3058k. GRAM FOR INSURANCE AND PUBLIC BENEFITS. "(a) DEFlNmONS.— As used in this section: "(1) INSURANCE BENEFIT.— The term 'insurance benefit' means a benefit under— "(A) the medicare program established under title XVIII of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 1395 et seqj; "(B) the medicaid program established under title ^QX of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 1396 et seq.); "(C) a public or private insurance program; "(D) a medicare supplemental pohcy; or