Medicare Enrollment for SHIP (State Health Insurance Assistance Program) - Denver Regional Council of Governments (DRCOG)
Denver Regional Council of Governments (DRCOG)
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Mile High United Way - MHUW
Description of Service
Provides information, counseling and enrollment assistance to individuals with Medicare. SHIP certified counselors help individuals understand the following:
- Medicare benefits
- Coverage rules
- Written notices
- Appeal rights and procedures
- Obtain coverage through original Medicare, Medicare Advantage (Part C) plans and Medicare Prescription Drug (Part D) plans
- Compare Medicare supplemental (Medigap) insurance policies
- Information on how other insurance plans work with Medicare
Arapahoe, Douglas, Jefferson counties
Call to provide a brief explanation of services needed. Phone calls and emails are typically returned within 1 - 3 business days. Walk-ins by appointment only.
It is helpful if individuals have their Medicare card available when calling for assistance. If looking for a new Medicare plan, please have a list of current prescriptions. During times of high call volume (Open enrollment), calls may be returned outside of 1 -3 business days.