Senior Health Insurance Counseling for Kansas (SHICK) Partner
K-State Research and Extension partners with the Department of Aging and Disability Services to bring free, confidential, unbiased assistance to Medicare beneficiaries and their families. If you are new-to-Medicare and would like more information contact Susan at 785-232-0062, ext. 103.
Medicare Part D Prescription Drug Coverage
Medicare beneficiaries are encouraged to review their prescription drug plan annually using the free online Medicare Plan Finder. The Annual Enrollment Period is October 15- December 7 each year. Beneficiaries can use the free Medicare.gov Plan Finder Tool to shop plans and make enrollment changes for the upcoming year. Help from SHICK Counselors is available to assist with this process as well.
How to Navigate the Medicare Plan Finder
Medicare Supplement (Medigap) Plans
Medicare Supplemental policies help fill in some of the "gaps" that original Medicare A and B does not cover. These policies are sold by private insurance companies.
The Online Shopper's Guide can give you a cost estimate for Medicare supplemental plans available in your area.
Kansas Online Shopper's Guide