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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 2011
In this issue:
  • Medicare's coverage of depression, alcohol misuse  
  • Volunteer Profile: Amy Schossler of Franklin Co. 
  • 3rd quarter county counseling reports 
  • 2012 Medicare prescription drug plans 
    November 2011
    In this issue:
  • Your efforts help improve people's lives  
  • Volunteer Profile: Lorna Curtiss of Lake Co. 
  • Your guide to who's who at OSHIIP HQ 
  • News You Can Use: Extra Help for Part D
    October 2011
    In this issue:
  • A message from Mary Taylor, Lt. Governor/Director  
  • Volunteer Profile: Carla Mayfield of Tuscarawas Co. 
  • New Trainer David Painter / New County Map 
  • News You Can Use: Medicare Plan Finder
    September 2011
    In this issue:
  • Gearing up for Annual Enrollment  
  • Volunteer Profile: Janet Guthrie of Sandusky Co. 
  • List of initial Medicare Check-Up Days 
  • News You Can Use: Medicare Part D
    August 2011
    In this issue:
  • OVAB starts its 7th year -- meet the members  
  • Volunteer Profile: Beth Dicke of Mercer Co. 
  • CMS lifts sanctions on Aetna plans 
  • Medicare Check-Up Days begin
    July 2011
    In this issue:
  • LIS beneficiaries notified of $0 premium plans  
  • Volunteer Profile: Kathy Plant of Summit Co. 
  • News You Can Use on Ask Medicare   
  • OSHIIP Road Show: Volunteers Welcome!
    June 2011
    In this issue:
  • OSHIIP Volunteer Awards   
  • Volunteer Profile: Ron Hill of Shelby Co. 
  • News You Can Use on the Annual Wellness Visit   
  • Paper checks not an option for new enrollees
    May 2011
    In this issue:
  • You spoke, we listened! New reporting guidelines   
  • Volunteer Profile: Marie Moore of Fairfield Co. 
  • First quarter counseling reports   
  • New feature: News You Can Use
    April 2011
    In this issue:
  • Lt. Governor / Insurance Director Mary Taylor   
  • Volunteer Profile: Shirley Roberts of Franklin Co. 
  • Welcome to Medicare 2011 Event List   
  • OSHIIP Road Show: Volunteers Welcome!
    March 2011
    In this issue:
  • OSHIIP accomplishments -- We had a great year!   
  • Volunteer profile: Gallia Co. Coordinator Kristy Bowman 
  • Are you a hospital inpatient or outpatient? 
  • FAQs: Part D income-related monthly adjustment
    February 2011
    In this issue:
  • Thanks all who helped during open enrollment   
  • 4th quarter county counseling reports 
  • What you do daily helps all year long 
  • List of refresher and complete trainings
    January 2011
    In this issue:
  • New DMEPOS program may affect travelers  
  • Volunteer Profile: Carol Simbeya of Cuyahoga County 
  • 2011 Medicare amounts 
  • It's not too late to recertify for 2011 
  • 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