Changes as of: April 12, 2013
NEED HELP WITH YOUR MEDICARE QUESTIONS?
East Hawaii County (Hilo
Tuesday, June 4, 2013
11:30am - 2:30pm
Hilo Social Security Office at the Prince Kuhio Shopping Plaza (next to Macy's)
Welcome to Medicare Overview
Mon. Jun 24, 2013 8:00 am - 9:30 am HST
Tue. Aug 27, 2013 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm HST
Wed. Oct 2, 2013 8:00 am - 9:30 am HST
This webinar will help you to understand the basic parts of Medicare, enrollment periods, who needs to enroll and where you can get help.
To register please click the link 'click here' to the right of this message. After registering you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the Webinar. For system requirements please click the 'Help' link.
5-Star Special Enrollment Period
This enrollment period begins December 8, 2012 and is available to you if you are in a plan that has a Medicare Star rating of less than 5.
- You can only switch to a 5-star Medicare plan if one is available in your area.
- You can only use this period to switch to a 5-star Medicare plan one time each year.
Please help us share the news!! Medicare's Annual Enrollment Period for both health and drug plans is:
October 15, 2013 to December 7, 2013
If you are newly eligible for Medicare or in a special enrollment period, please contact the Sage PLUS program.
Need assistance from a certified SHIP counselor? Call the Sage PLUS Program at 808 586-7299 or 1-888-875-9229
Need a health plan or drug plan compare form? Go to Caregivers; forms and print out the EOA/Sage PLUS 2012 Medicare Part D Counseling Form.
Aloha and welcome to the Sage PLUS Program website. We are Hawaii’s State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP), a program that offers one-to-one counseling and assistance to people with Medicare and their families. We provide free counseling and assistance via telephone calls, face to face meetings and public education presentations / programs.
Our certified volunteers may assist you with the following:
Counseling to individuals with Medicare, their families, and caregivers on the options and benefits available under Medicare
Assistance in comparing and enrolling in most Medicare health and drug plans
Present Medicare information to a group of people (
to request a group presentation).
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