Medicare Informational Meeting Held at BCHC

By: Boone County Health Center

Medicare and other types of health insurance can be confusing. So the federal government funds a Senior Health Insurance Information Program (SHIIP), which helps older Nebraskans and those with disabilities learn more about Medicare, Medicaid and other health insurance plans.

On Tuesday, September 24th Boone County Health Center’s Sterling Connection will host one of these helpful Nebraska SHIIP informational meetings. Sonya Gulp from the Nance County Extension Office will present. This meeting will be held at the Health Center Kvam Community Room from 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm.

Those who plan to retire soon and sign up for Medicare as well as those already enrolled in Medicare Part D (Prescription Plan) who would like to switch plans will find this meeting very helpful.

The meeting comes at a vital time, as each year from October 15th to December 7th people can sign up for Medicare D or switch plans. The Nebraska SHIIP program can help with comparing and signing up for Medicare Part D plans. SHIIP can also give unbiased information and assist people with Medicare.

Please plan to attend this informative meeting to help answer questions or just to discover the options. Those who are within 3 years of retirement or plan to change their plan are encouraged to attend this free seminar.