The Senior Health Insurance Information Program (SHIIP) will present three
“Welcome to Medicare” seminars this summer at Great River
Medical Center. They will include introductions to Medicare Parts A and
B, Medicare Advantage, Part D prescription drug coverage and Medicare
The seminars are scheduled at:
- 1 p.m. Tuesday, June 13
- 6 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 15
- 1 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 12
The seminars are in the Oak Room on the lower level of the hospital. The
address is 1221 S. Gear Ave., West Burlington, Iowa. Reservations are
required. Please call (319) 768-3342.
SHIIP is a free, confidential service of the State of Iowa that provides
unbiased information to help Iowans make decisions about Medicare and
other health coverage. People should enroll in Medicare as soon as they
turn 65. The 2017 Part D enrollment period is from Sunday, Oct. 15, through
Thursday, Dec. 7.
Appointments with volunteer SHIIP counselors are available at Great River
Medical Center and Great River Clinic, Wapello. To make an appointment,
please call (319) 768-3342.