If you’re a senior and in need of help with information about Medicare, Medicaid, or other health insurance questions, you can find it at the Leesburg Public Library. On Tuesday, March 6, from 9:30-11:30am, representatives from Serving Health Insurance Needs of Elders, or SHINE, will be available to answer questions, help you get information, and maybe take some of the confusion out of these important matters.
Please bring your Social Security card, a bank account statement (checking, savings, certificates of deposit), any kind of investment statements (IRAs, stocks, bonds, savings bonds, mutual funds), tax returns, payroll slips, and your most recent Social Security benefits awards letter (or statements from railroad retirement benefits, veterans’ benefits, pensions and annuities).
If you don’t have these documents, provide the best estimate you can to ascertain whether you can quality for Medicare Extra Help with your prescription drug costs. Volunteers will help you with documents. You must submit them to the Social Security Administration.