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Medicare Enrollment Assistance

Health & Wellness/Nutrition, Community Event

SHIBA is a free, unbiased, and confidential service of the Washington State Office of the Insurance Commissioner. SHIBA volunteers can help you research, assess and evaluate what options work best for you and your needs, so you can make an informed decision. Our local SHIBA program is hosted by our agency, Whatcom Alliance for Health Advancement. The time is now! Confused about changes or need help figuring out Medicare health care options for 2018? Whatcom SHIBA will have evening hours during the following dates from 4-7pm for in-person/phone appointments: October Dates: 10/17, 10/19, 10/25, 10/30 November Dates: 11/2, 11/7, 11/8, 11/14, 11/15, 11/28, 11/30 December Dates: 12/5, 12/6, 12/7 Medicare Open Enrollment Period is October 15-December 7th for effective coverage January 1st. Our SHIBA volunteers can help with comparing options for prescription assistance or Medicare Advantage policies. Also get assistance with programs that help with medical and prescription costs.