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OSHIIP volunteer newsletters discuss issues relating to Medicare and other health insurance matters for people on Medicare. Click on any of the recent editions shown here to view and print. 

December 2009
In this issue:
  • Overview of 2010 plan choices
  • List of 2010 Medicare stand-alone drug plans
  • Remaining Medicare Check-Up Events 
  • Photos from the Coordinators' Summit
    November 2009
    In this issue:
  • Partner Spotlight: Pro Seniors 
  • 3rd quarter counseling reports 
  • New benefits added to MedSup plans 
  • Updated Medicare Check-Up Event list
    October 2009
    In this issue:
  • The Serve America Act of 2009 
  • We salute our 10-year volunteers 
  • Volunteer profile: Terri Gursky
  • Updated Medicare Check-Up Event list 
  • September 2009
    In this issue:
  • Helping your clients with the LIS application
  • OSHIIP Volunteer Advisory Board for 2009-2010 
  • Volunteer profile: Mary Jane Dawe
  • Initial listing of 2009 Medicare Check-Up Events
    August 2009
    In this issue:
  • Medicare Improvements Act (MIPPA): What You Need to Know 
  • Fairfield Co. Produces Most 2nd Quarter Counseling Reports
  • Part D Deductible, etc., for 2010
  • Initial List of Fall Medicare Check-Up Events
    July 2009
    In this issue:
  • LIS continues as state focus
  • Volunteer profile: Emmerson and Kathy Moore
  • Our Welcome to Medicare events draw crowds
  • Canton and Hillsboro hospitals start SHIP Mates
    June 2009
    In this issue:
  • Special issue on COBRA and the federal stimulus package
  • Volunteer profile: Minnie Pfalzgraf
  • Scheduled training sessions
  • Getting Medicare & You 2010 online
    May 2009
    In this issue:
  • May is Older Americans Month
  • First quarter counseling statistics
  • Medicare's initial preventive exam
  • 2009 training sessions
    April 2009
    In this issue:
  • Welcome to Medicare event schedule
  • Volunteer Profile: Muriel Ward
  • National Volunteer Week
  • 2009 Volunteer Recruitment Effort
    March 2009
    In this issue:
  • End of Medicare Advantage enrollment period
  • Volunteer profile: Bill Spears
  • OVAB completing term, needs new members
  • Training session schedule
    February 2009
    In this issue:
  • 2009 training sessions
  • 4th quarter counseling stats
  • Complaint process for Part C & Part D
  • Special needs plans
    January 2009
    In this issue:
  • In praise of our volunteers
  • ODA collaboration in high gear
  • Dock to Doc initiative
  • 2009 training schedule
  • The State of Ohio is an Equal Opportunity Employer

    Ohio Department of Insurance
    50 W. Town Street, Third Floor - Suite 300
    Columbus, Ohio  43215
    John Kasich, Governor | Mary Taylor, Lt. Governor / Director
    General Info: 614-644-2658 | Consumer Hotline: 800-686-1526
    Fraud Hotline: 800-686-1527 | OSHIIP Hotline: 800-686-1578