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What is SHIIP? The Senior Health Insurance Information Program (SHIIP) provides free one-on-one counseling, education and information to individuals with Medicare of all ages. SHIIP assists with applications for Medicare subsidy programs like Medicare Savings Program and Extra Help, recruits and trains a volunteer network throughout the state to provide in-person information, assistance, and presentations, as well as help at community events and health fairs.
Certified SHIIP Counseling Sites for Help and Information - Medicare Open Enrollment October 15th through December 7th - Save Time and Prepare for Comparisons Medicare Maze 12/5/2013 - Learn More About Medicare Benefits Medicare Basic Toolkit - Contains the latest Medicare information, changes related to the Affordable Care Act, Diabetic Testing Supplies and Durable Medical Equipment changes, as well as finding a doctor, signing up, benefits, costs, programs to help pay Medicare costs and more. 2014 Bridging the Gap - Medicare Supplemental plans and the companies licensed to sell in Arkansas. 2014 Original Medicare Premiums, Deductibles & Coinsurances o 2013 Original Medicare Premiums, Deductibles & Coinsurances Major Changes to Medicare’s Purchase of Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics, Orthotics and Supplies (DMEPOS) effective July 1, 2013. Medicare Man - Questions & Answers Want Help Paying the Costs of Medicare? Apply On-line for Medicare Subscribe for Medicare Updates  Exciting Volunteer Opportunities: Help Us, Help Arkansans Medicare Minutes Orientation Presentation Medicare Protection Toolkit - Protect your Medicare and tools to help you make an informed decision. Video (Select link below to view as on You Tube) o American Sign Language (ASL) - Medicare Basics o The Fall Prevention Coalition (FPC-LA) - The Falling Monologues: Introduction   The Ladder   The Bus   The Sidewalk  Scatter Rug   Don't Ask  Arkansas Long-Term Care Partnership Helpful Publications and Links
Request for Qualifications  #MIPPA-2013-001 Medicare Subsidy Applications and Assistance Word      PDF Qualified Contractors #SHIIP-2013-003 Medicare Information and Assistance Proposed Contract Awards Word PDF  Attachments CCF & Money by County Questions