Assistance available to help Medicare beneficiaries on Tuesday, March 11

Published 8:20 pm Friday, March 7, 2014

North Carolina Seniors’ Health Insurance Information Program (SHIIP) counselors will be at the Polk County Library on Tuesday, March 11 from 1-2 p.m. to assist Medicare beneficiaries in determining eligibility for Extra Help for the costs of Medicare Prescription Drug Plans.
Counselors will present eligibility requirements and then provide individual assistance for applying.
Extra Help for Medicare is a subsidy for low-income beneficiaries.
This is a significant benefit and can save an individual as much as $3,900 per year in premiums and co-pays.

– article submitted
by Donna Carson

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