Medicare Workshops

SHIBA is presenting a series of senior health workshops at the Library. Join us for any of the series. Senior Health Insurance Benefits Advisors (SHIBA) serves Idahoans on Medicare and those who help them by offering free, unbiased Medicare benefits information and assistance through workshops, group presentations and personal counseling. SHIBA is Idaho’s provider for the federal network of State Health Insurance Assistance Programs (SHIPs). The program is partially funded by and operated under the authority of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Administration for Community Living (ACL).

2024 Quarterly Workshops – Introduction to Medicare 101 & 201

  • May 12, 2024 (3-4:30pm)
  • September 11, 2024 (3-4:30pm)
  • December 11, 2024 (3-4:30pm)

2024 Monthly Workshops

  • March 19, 2024 (1:30-2:30pm) – Medicare Basics- Learn about the basic parts of Medicare and the basic choices for coverage.   This will help you gain a basic understanding of Medicare & getting started.
  • April 16, 2024 (1:30-2:30pm) – Part B & Wellness Benefits  Learn about Medicare coverage for  outpatient services, medical equipment, and preventative and wellness benefits. 
  • May 21, 2024 (1:30-2:30pm) – Medicare Open Q & A-  Bring your questions about Medicare benefits.  We will talk about Medicare coverage for some special conditions.
  • September 17, 2024 (1:30-2:30pm) – Medicare Annual Enrollment: Why do Annual Plan Reviews & have a Medicare.gov account-  Medicare Advantage & Prescription Drug Plans can change their premiums, coverage, network pharmacies and extra benefits each year.  Reviewing your coverage during the annual enrollment period can help you be sure your coverage for next year is the one that will best suit your needs.  
  • October 15, 2024 (1:30-2:30pm) – Using the Medicare Plan Finder – Learn how a Medicare.gov account helps you during open enrollment & throughout the year.
  • November 19, 2024 (1:30-2:30pm) – Changes to Medicare for 2024-  Learn about the changes to Medicare and coverage options for 2024. Part A & B Premiums and deductibles will be shared if released by Medicare prior to this workshop.

Date

Apr 16 2024

Time

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

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