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Do you need help understanding Medicare?

Do you need a Prescription Drug Plan or Medicare Supplement Insurance and you are not sure which ones work best for you?

Are you new to Medicare and not sure what you need to do next?

S H I P can help!!

SHIP (State Health Insurance and assistance Program) is a counseling program that provides free, unbiased and confidential health insurance information by trained and certified counselors in your area.

SHIP helps answer questions about

Medicare

Medicare Supplement Insurance

Medicare Advantage

Medicaid

Long-Term Care Insurance

Medicare Approved Prescription Drug Plans

Extra Help Program (Low-Income Assistance

Serving Adams, Amite, Claiborne, Franklin,

Jefferson, Lawrence, Lincoln, Pike, Walthall,

and Wilkinson Counties.

1-800-338-2049 (Toll Free)

Southwest Seniors

Southwest Seniors is sponsored by St. Luke Home Health & Hospice. Benefits include health and wellness services like free blood pressure screenings, health education seminars and free outpatient diet instructions when ordered by your doctor. You will also receive a 20% discount on meals purchased in the hospital’s cafeteria and a guest meal for anyone staying with you when you are a patient in the hospital, as well as a guest cot.

You do not need a membership card to become a member. Simply call Tina Brumfield, 601 250-4283 to sign up or tell your nurse when you are in the hospital.

Health Links

American Diabetes Association
http://www.diabetes.org

Information about the West Nile Virus from the CDC
https://www.cdc.gov/westnile/index.html

Arthritis Association web link
http://www.arthritis.org

Center for Disease Control and Prevention
www.cdc.gov

Federal Emergency Management Agency
www.fema.gov

Mended Hearts, Inc.
http://www.mendedhearts.org

Mississippi Department of Health
http://www.HealthyMS.com

Pandemic Flu Government Website
www.pandemicflu.gov

Mississippi Department of Health
http://www.msdh.state.ms.us

Mississippi Diabetes Association web link
http://www.msdiabetes.org/

Mississippi Patient Safety Coalition
http://www.mspatientsafety.com

Rheumatoid Arthritis Support Network (RASN)
https://www.rheumatoidarthritis.org

Click on the link below for Infection Control Information
infectioncontrol