NCOA is strongly oppose to the elimination of the SHIPs in the Senate appropriations bill because it would leave 55 million people with Medicare without the only program that provides free, personalized, unbiased counseling on the growing complexities of Medicare coverage.
Medicare beneficiaries soon will receive a letter from the SSA if they are eligible for help with their out-of-pocket medical and drug expenses. NCOA and its local partners can help older adults enroll.
Four million low-income older adults could increase their annual budget as much as 29% with readily available benefits programs. You Gave, Now Save makes it easier for older adults to learn about their options and take action to remain independent.