Health Insurance Enrollment
You should start thinking about your Medicare and Social Security benefits six months before you are eligible to receive them. There are a number of steps that you should take, and they are outlined on this New to Medicare Checklist. The checklist includes online, in-person, and phone resources.
You can also make an appointment to meet with Joy Miller, the Southwind District Certified SHICK (Senior Health Insurance Counseling for Kansas) Consultant.
Consultations by phone, e-mail, and Zoom are also available, and all services are free. Call or email Joy to set up your appointment: 620-223-3720; firstname.lastname@example.org .
Health Insurance Smarts
There are lots of things to consider when you are choosing a health insurance plan for you and your family. What benefits do you need? Do you already have a health care provider, and can you continue to use him or her? What costs are you able to afford?
The right plan for you and your family will depend on your health and your financial situation. Check out the K-State Research and Extension Health Insurance Smarts resources as you make insurance decisions.