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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 2012
In this issue:
  • 3rd Quarter County-by-County Counseling Reports 
  • Volunteer Profile: Alice Barnes Curth of Allen Co.
  • Welcome New OSHIIP Trainer, Alicia Huddleston 
  • News You Can Use: Living to Age 90
    November 2012
    In this issue:
  • Medicare announces 5-star plans
  • Volunteer Profile: Debby Skidmore of Franklin Co.
  • Medicare PDPs for 2013
  • Complete list of Check-Up events
    October 2012
    In this issue:
  • We Improve in National Reporting! 
  • Volunteer Profile: Jay Duckworth of Stark Co.
  • Medicare Plan Finder Training Session
  • News You Can Use: Ohio's Best Rx
    September 2012
    In this issue:
  • OVAB starts its eighth term -- meet the members 
  • 2nd quarter county-by-county counseling reports 
  • News You Can Use: New MedSup solicitation rules
  • Lists: Check-Up Days, Road Shows, Trainings
    August 2012
    In this issue:
  • You are awesome! 
  • Volunteer Profile: Candise Tibbals of Delaware Co.
  • News You Can Use: Social Security benefits
  • Complete list: 2012 Medicare Check-Up Days
    July 2012
    In this issue:
  • Medicare Plan Finder updates 
  • Volunteer Profile: Shirley Robson of Hardin Co. 
  • Meet the OSHIIP interns
  • News You Can Use: Who pays first?
    June 2012
    In this issue:
  • Gretchen Lopez bids farewell 
  • We celebrate 20 years of OSHIIP 
  • County-by-county counseling reports
  • News You Can Use: NAIC
    May 2012
    In this issue:
  • 2011 OSHIIP Volunteer Awards 
  • Training, road show, webinar schedules 
  • New: E-sign SSA disclosure form 
  • News You Can Use: Self-administered drugs, outpatient setting
    April 2012
    In this issue:
  • Happy 20th Anniversary OSHIIP 
  • Top volunteer reporters of 2011 
  • Welcome to Medicare list of events 
  • News You Can Use: Calculating Part D costs
    March 2012
    In this issue:
  • Save the Date: OSHIIP 20th Anniversary 
  • Volunteer Profile: Debbi Gibson of Licking Co. 
  • 4th quarter county-by-county counseling reports 
  • News You Can Use: Preferred pharmacies 
    February 2012
    In this issue:
  • 2011 statistics / OSHIIP Award Nominations 
  • Volunteer Profile: Jerry Matheny of Fulton Co. 
  • News You Can Use: Accountable Care Organizations 
  • Meet the new voices of the hotline 
    January 2012
    In this issue:
  • New preventive benefit from Medicare fights obesity 
  • Volunteer Profile: Brenda Pollock of Greene Co. 
  • Medicare premiums, deductibles and copays for 2012 
  • Initial 2012 Trainings and Road Shows  
  • 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