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Senior Health Insurance Information Program

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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
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IMPORTANT NOTICE:  Effective October 10, 2014, the License Division will halt all processing for approximately ten days while the Department converts to the NAIC State Based System (SBS). For more information see Bulletin 12-2014