SHIIP (The Seniors’ Health Insurance Information Program)
The Seniors’ Health Insurance Information Program (SHIIP) counsels Medicare beneficiaries and caregivers about Medicare, Medicare supplements, Medicare Advantage, Medicare Part D, and long-term care insurance. The counselors on our toll-free line offer free and unbiased information regarding Medicare healthcare products. We also help people recognize and prevent Medicare billing errors and possible fraud and abuse through our NC SMP Program. Since the program’s creation in 1986, SHIIP has become a role model for other states and has received two national awards for “innovative” and “exemplary” service.
If you or a loved one lives in Transylvania County and has Medicare Part D or a Medicare Advantage Plan, Seniors’ Health Insurance Information Program (SHIIP) volunteers can help you compare plans. For an appointment or more information, call 828.884.3109
For more information, click SHIIP Medicare Basics 2018.docx