The Seniors’ Health Insurance Information Program (SHIIP)
Brunswick Senior Resources, Inc. is the coordinating site in Brunswick County for Seniors Health Insurance Information Program (SHIIP).
SHIIP is a consumer information division of the NC Department of Insurance which provides assistance to people with Medicare, Medicare Part D, Medicare supplements, Medicare Advantage and Long Term Care Insurance questions. Assistance is also provided to help citizens recognize and prevent Medicare billing errors and possible fraud and abuse through the NC Senior Medicare Patrol Program.
The North Carolina SHIIP office and website also answer questions and counsel Medicare beneficiaries and caregivers about Medicare, Medicare supplements, Medicare Advantage, Medicare prescription drug plans, long-term care insurance and other health insurance concerns. The counselors on the toll free line offer free and unbiased counseling on Medicare health care products. The North Carolina SMP Program provides assistance with Medicare/Medicaid billing errors, fraud and abuse.
Call for a SHIIP appointment:
(910) 754-2300 -OR- Click here for SHIIP Web Site
Contact SHIIP directly toll free at 1-855-408-1212
Summer/Fall Intro to Medicare
Contact Lisa Schultz at BCC to register (910)755-7378. Classes are taught by BSRI SHIIP Coordinators and volunteers.
June 13 - Main BCC campus (Supply) Room B150
July 25 - Leland BCC Room 207
August 15 - Main BCC campus Room D121
September 19 - Main BCC campus (Supply) Room B103
October 3 - Leland BCC Room 207 (waiting for confirmation on this date)
December 5 - Southport BCC - Room 103
All classes are on a Thursday from 1-3 pm.