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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 2010
In this issue:
  • Stand-alone Part D plans for 2011  
  • Volunteer Profile: T.E.Baines of Butler County 
  • Final 2010 Medicare Check-Up events
  • Zip codes targeted for volunteer recruitment / LIS outreach
    November 2010
    In this issue:
  • New DMEPOS Competitive Bid Program  
  • Volunteer Profile: Hal Hyde of Franklin County 
  • 3rd quarter county-by-county counseling reports 
  • Have you registered at the new volunteer website?
    October 2010
    In this issue:
  • New marketing rules for Medicare Advantage and Rx plans 
  • Volunteer Profile: Susan Boomstra of Union County 
  • Final refresher trainings for 2010
  • Ohio high risk pool taking applications  
    September 2010
    In this issue:
  • Register today at SHIP Talk 
  • Volunteer Profile: Bede Agner of Marion County 
  • Helping when your client suffers depression 
  • Ohio First Lady joins OSHIIP State Fair outreach  
  • August 2010
    In this issue:
  • New Unique ID Numbers increase security 
  • Volunteer Profile: Katrina Woodring of Cuyahoga County 
  • Welcome to Medicare event photos 
  • List of early Check-Up dates  
    July 2010
    In this issue:
  • Meet your 2010 OSHIIP Volunteer Advisory Board 
  • Volunteer Profile: It All Counts! 
  • Donut hole rebate: The check is in the mail
  • How to tell: Hospital inpatient or outpatient    
    June 2010
    In this issue:
  • Coordinator, Volunteer and Rookies of the Year
  • Take Action: Protect yourself from fraud 
  • Volunteer Profile: Virginia Lanier of Clinton County 
  • Updated MedSup chart for new sales  
    May 2010
    In this issue:
  • Updated reporting tools start July 1 
  • 1st Quarter counseling stats by county 
  • Volunteer Profile: Martha Bethel and Evelyn Mathers of Ross County 
  • Refresher training session schedule 
    April 2010
    In this issue:
  • Welcome to Medicare 2010 Schedule of Events 
  • Needed: One Hour per Week for OSHIIP 
  • Volunteer Profile: Marilyn Harshman of Ashland County 
  • Annual OSHIIP Award Nominations Due 
    March 2010
    In this issue:
  • Mental health parity and Medicare 
  • Volunteer profile: Jackie Simpson of Lucas County
  • 2010 Part D full subsidy chart 
  • Part D issues: What would you do?
    February 2010
    In this issue:
  • Our Accomplishments: 2009 
  • Volunteer profile: Diana Faulhaber of Muskingum County 
  • 4th quarter and total 2009 counseling reports by county  
  • Medicare Part B premium amounts for 2010 
    January 2010
    In this issue:
  • 2010 Medicare premiums, deductibles and copays 
  • Volunteer profile: Connie Blum of Montgomery County 
  • Medicare Advantage Open Enrollment Period 
  • New feature: What would you do?
  • 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