Hawaii State Health Insurance Assistance Programs

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UPCOMING WEBINARS

"Welcome to Medicare Overview"

This webinar will help you understand the basic parts of Medicare, 

enrollment periods, who needs to enroll and where can you get help.

Register for a session now by clicking a date below:




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Toll Free: 1-888-875-9229
TTY: 1-866-810-4379

Medicare Hotline
1-800-633-4227

Social Security Administration
1-800-772-1213

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Friday, February 27, 2015

Breaking News

Changes as of: February 11, 2014

WE ARE CHANGING OUR NAME- AS OF APRIL 1, 2015 WE WILL BE CALLED THE  "HAWAII SHIP"

 

NEED HELP WITH YOUR MEDICARE QUESTIONS?

Visit us at the Social Security Sites 

Oahu

Friday, February 6, 2015, 9am-12pm, Honolulu Social Security Office

Friday, March 6, 2015

Prince Kuhio Federal Building, 300 Ala Moana Blvd., Ste.1-114, 96813

Friday, February 6, 2015, 9am-12pm, Kapolei Social Security Office

Friday, March 6, 2015

970 Manawai St., Kapolei, 96707

 

Hawaii County

Kona Outreach Station 

 Thursday,  February 26, 2015     9:00am - 1:00pm SHIP Rep unable to attend

 Thursday,  March 12, 2015    9:00am - 1:00pm

Thursday, April 23, 2015    9:00am - 1:00pm

West Hawaii Civic Center 

 

 

Hilo Social Security Office  (Prince Kuhio Mall next to Macy's)

Tuesday, March 3, 2015   11:30am - 2:30pm

Tuesday, April 7, 2015    11:30am - 2:30pm

 

COMMUNITY HEALTH EVENTS-Oahu

Monday, March 2nd  9:30a – 1:30p

National Consumer Protection Fair

USPS Main Post Office (near Honolulu Airport

Courtyard outside the retail lobby

3600 Aolele Street

Wednesday, March 4th       9:30a – 1:30p

National Consumer Protection Fair

King Kalakaua Building Courtyard  (downtown)

335 Merchant Street

Thursday, March 5th  8:00a – 1:00p

PrimeTime  Wellness Fair by First Hawaiian Bank

777 Ward Avenue in the Neal Blaisdell Exhibit Hall

Booth # 16

Saturday, March 7th  9:30a – 2:30p

Papakolea Ohana Health Fair

Lincoln Elementary School

615 Auwaiolimu Street

 

HAWAII COUNTY = Community Events i

 

Maui County - Community Events

 Saturday, April 12, 2015

Hana Health & Community Fair

 

STATEWIDE WEBINARS

Monday, February 23, 2015  Thursday, March 19, 2015  Welcome to Medicare - General

8:00am - 10:30a

 

UPCOMING Trainings for New Volunteers

March 2015

Are you interested in Volunteering and helping your community? Please contact us for more information and a volunteer application. Applications

must be approved prior to the training. Contact us at help@hawaiiship.org or by

calling 586-7299 or 1-888-875-9229 and ask for Pamela

 

2014 Comparison Form Available here

 
 
 
 
 

5-Star Special Enrollment Period
This enrollment period begins December 8, 2014 and is available to you if you are in a plan that has a Medicare Star rating of less than 5.

  • You can only switch to a 5-star Medicare plan if one is available in your area.
  • You can only use this period to switch to a 5-star Medicare plan one time each year.

Please help us share the news!! Medicare's Annual Enrollment Period for both health and drug plans is:

October 15, 2014 to December 7, 2014

If you are newly eligible for Medicare or in a special enrollment period, please contact the Sage PLUS program.

Need assistance from a certified SHIP counselor?   Call the Sage PLUS Program at  808 586-7299 or 1-888-875-9229

Aloha and welcome to the Sage PLUS Program website.  We are Hawaii’s State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP), a program that offers one-to-one counseling and assistance to people with Medicare and their families.  We provide free counseling and assistance via telephone calls, face to face meetings and public education presentations / programs.

Our certified volunteers may assist you with the following:

  • Counseling to individuals with Medicare, their families, and caregivers on the options and benefits available under Medicare
  • Assistance in comparing and enrolling in most Medicare health and drug plans
  • Present Medicare information to a group of people ( click here to request a group presentation).

Sage PLUS Hawaii Brochures by Island

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