The annual "Medicare and You" book sent to Medicare recipients every year is a great resource to find services and see what has changed in the program from the previous year. This year, the book is available in a range of formats, including electronic versions for e-readers such as the Kindle, iPad, Nook and Sony eReader. To download a version for your e-reader, go to Consult the instructions on your device for how to access your download.

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"Medicare and You 2013" also is available in large-print editions, audio CDs and Braille. Go to to order a copy. All versions of the handbook are free.

For more information, call 800-633-4227, where you also can request a regular printed copy of the handbook.