If you are going on Medicare in the next six months and/or are wanting to know more about Medicare, attend a “Getting Ready for Medicare” seminar on Zoom, offered by SHIBA (Statewide Health Insurance Benefits Advisors) volunteers. Counselors will answer brief questions following the seminars. Seminars run 1 -1.5 hours.
Information will be provided about: “Basic” Medicare benefits Options for additional insurance(s) Medicare parts A and B The differences between “Medigap” (supplemental) insurance and Advantage plans Benefits and rates Information on financial assistance for qualifying low-income individuals Prescription drug plans. (If you want help with your drug plan, we will tell you how to get it). Ways to avoid being the victim of Medicare fraud
SHIBA (Statewide Health Insurance Benefits Advisors) is a program of the Office of the Insurance Commissioner and is sponsored locally by Island Senior Resources. SHIBA provides free, unbiased information on Medicare and other health insurance options to all people.
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