Medicare for Caregivers

Providing care for a loved one can be challenging. It takes a great deal of time, effort, and emotional labor. On top of that, you suddenly have to navigate the world of insurance, with its paperwork, hoops, and unintuitive structures. Understanding Medicare can be an important part of being a caretaker. The good news is…

Insurance Commissioner Wayne Goodwin and the staff of SHIIP, the Seniors’ Health Insurance Information Program, are reminding Medicare beneficiaries of a very important deadline for their Medicare Drug Plan. The Annual Election Period to review, compare and choose Medicare prescription drug coverage ends Dec. 7, 2014. Medicare beneficiaries are encouraged to call SHIIP at 1-855-408-1212…