County’s Senior Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP) Has A New Home and A New Phone Number

Theo tin quận Montgomery

Theo tin quận Montgomery

For Immediate Release: Tuesday, September 20, 2016 County residents looking for help in understanding Medicare can call the local State Health Insurance Program (SHIP) at 301-255-4250. The free service provides Medicare beneficiaries of any age unbiased information about their health insurance benefits, guidance and assistance with enrollment, and help solving problems. SHIP can also help determine if individuals are eligible for help paying for Medicare coverage. Money Magazine calls enrolling in Medicare a critical financial milestone for seniors. The magazine recommends speaking with trained experts at SHIP for guidance. SHIP services are provided by staff and trained volunteers. Most assistance is provided by telephone. A limited number of in-person appointments are available. SHIP volunteers staff community-based events year-round at convenient sites throughout Montgomery County. SHIP is located at the Jewish Council for the Aging. Call 301-255-4250 to be matched with a trained volunteer. # # #

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