As a contractor for Medicare, Kepro serves as the Beneficiary and Family Centered Care Quality Improvement Organization, also referred to as a BFCC-QIO. While Kepro provides BFCC-QIO services in 29 states, the general information is relevant to everyone who has Medicare (including Medicare Advantage) and everyone who works with people who have Medicare.
This episode focuses on Senior Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP) organizations. They offer free Medicare counseling information, unbiased, factual, to everyone on Medicare. This is especially helpful during Medicare open enrollment.
Kepro welcomes guest Janet Peterson Payne who works for Georgia Legal Services as a certified Georgia SHIP Medicare counselor. Georgia SHIP program for Georgia is administered through the Georgia Department of Human Services, Division of Aging. Georgia SHIP provides free, unbiased and factual personalized counseling to assist Medicare beneficiaries. The SHIP program is the only agency endorsed by Medicare to provide these services.
For more information about Kepro BFCC-QIO, please visit www.keproqio.com.
00:55: Overview, introduction
04:00: How SHIPs help people who have Medicare
09:05: Medicare open enrollment
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Music: Motivational Upbeat Corporate by RinkevichMusic
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