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Regional Medical Center Looking for SHIIP Volunteers

Regional Medical Center is looking for SHIIP volunteers.

RMC is an official sponsor for the Senior Health Insurance and Senior Medicare Patrol (SHIIP-SMP) programs, a service of the State of Iowa. SHIIP volunteers provide local, in-depth, and unbiased one-to-one insurance counseling and assistance at no cost to Delaware County Medicare-eligible individuals, their families and caregivers. This program also provides community outreach on Medicare and how to guard against Medicare fraud.

SHIIP-SMP helps consumers navigate the complexities of Medicare and saves them money by:

  • Explaining Medicare benefits and rights

  • Comparing Medicare supplements, Medicare Advantage, and other drug plans

  • Understanding Medicare enrollment periods and preventative benefits

  • Finding assistance programs that will help with Medicare costs and Medicare drug plans

  • Learning how to protect themselves and their loved ones from Medicare scams

“Our SHIIP-SMP volunteers have completed an extensive training program and are certified each year. We are so fortunate to have Vera Smith as our trained SHIIP-SMP volunteer and we are so excited to welcome another volunteer to the team,” said Lori Weber, RMC Business Services Manager.

“I love helping others and I have been able to use my skills that I acquired over the many years working, to save others money. If there is a tiny spark of interest, please give this a chance. You will not regret it,” shared Vera Smith, RMC’s current SHIIP volunteer.

If you would like to become a SHIIP volunteer apply online at: https://shiip.iowa.gov/be…/be-a-shiip-volunteer/apply-now. All applications are due by April 8, 2022. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Lori Weber at 563-927-7533.

image courtesy of RMC

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