“Welcome to Medicare” seminar at VMH April 23

“Welcome to Medicare,” a two-hour seminar offered by the Veterans Memorial Hospital Senior Health Insurance Information Program (SHIIP) counselors, will be held Thursday, April 23 from 6-8 p.m. in the Large Conference Room located on the lower level of Veterans Memorial Hospital. Register by April 21 by calling 563-563-568-3411.
“We’re excited to offer this free seminar to the community,” said Russ Hagen, SHIIP volunteer. “Medicare is such an important program and understanding what it offers helps assure that anyone eligible gets the health benefits they deserve.”
“Welcome to Medicare” will cover Medicare Part A and Part B benefits, the prescription drug benefit (Part D), Medicare Advantage plans and Medicare supplement insurance.
SHIIP, the Senior Health Insurance Information Program, is a service of the State of Iowa. Local SHIIP counselors Russ Hagen and Stan and Mary Straate are trained by the state and do not sell or promote any insurance companies, policies or agents.  Veterans Memorial Hospital is a local sponsor for SHIIP in Allamakee County. For more information or to set up an individual appointment with one of these SHIIP volunteers, call 563-568-3411.