Find out about Medicare and SHIBA Counseling Sessions
Questions? Call the Clackamas County SHIBA helpline at 503-655-8269, option 4.
Visit Medicare.gov's preview plans to find 2023 health and drug plans, compare coverage options, or estimate Medicare costs. For more details, check out the 2023 Medicare and You book or Medicare.gov.
Trained SHIBA volunteer counselors help older adults and persons with disabilities understand their health insurance benefits. Volunteers provide free, objective support by phone, in person, online and through a variety of public events. These sessions provide individuals with increased knowledge of benefit options, billing issues, and appeals.
- residents over the age of 65 and people with disabilities (ages 18–64) understand their health insurance benefits and options
- increase health care access and understanding
- identify potential areas of Medicare fraud, error or abuse