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2017

Volunteer Sought for Medicare Counseling Program in South Lake Tahoe
 
Department:
 
Health and Human Services Agency

Date:
3/22/2017
Contact:
Barbara Walters

Phone:
(530) 375-3301

The Health Insurance Counseling and Advocacy Program (HICAP) is looking for a part-time volunteer counselor for the South Lake Tahoe community. The volunteer will provide HICAP services at the Senior Center building located at 3050 Lake Tahoe Boulevard in South Lake Tahoe. HICAP is a volunteer supported, government-funded program that offers free, personalized, unbiased counseling to help persons make informed decisions about their Medicare options.  

HICAP gives assistance to Medicare-eligible and Medicare-enrolled persons, including those planning for retirement, who need help comparing Medicare choices, appealing denials, and applying for Medicare financial assistance programs (Medicare Savings Programs).  

Volunteer counselors of the HICAP program receive in-depth training and mentoring to assure clients are provided appropriate guidance regarding their Medicare options. HICAP volunteers provide an invaluable service to the community. Those interested in joining the HICAP volunteer team are asked to please call or e-mail: Barbara Walters at (916) 375-3301 or HICAP@lsnc.net

Additional information on HICAP services can be found at the HICAP website: www.hicapservices.net.  

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