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Virginia Medicare

Learn About the Maryland State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP)

By | Virginia Medicare

If you’re in Montgomery County, MD and looking for more information about Medicare, the State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP) can help! Visit https://medicareabcd.org/ to review available plans. However, if you want to enroll, please note that SHIP is a resource only and does not enroll beneficiaries. That’s where Steinlage Insurance Agency can help! Our Medicare agents take the information you’ve gathered a step further and enroll you in the plan that best suits your needs. In addition to providing you with unbiased objective information just like SHIP, we help you review your health insurance on an annual basis and help with any customer service related issue. Plus, you can visit us at our office in Arlington, VA, just 15 miles away from Montgomery County, MD. Contact us today to learn how we can help!

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Learn About the State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP)

By | Virginia Medicare

In addition to VICAP, the State Health Insurance assistance Program (SHIP) is also a great resource for Medicare beneficiaries in Arlington, Fairfax, Alexandria Counties and Falls Church City. SHIP helps navigate Medicare beneficiaries through the plans but does not enroll them. Like Virginia’s SHIP, we give neutral and free Medicare advice but go one step further in helping you enroll in your selected plans and review each year. You stand to benefit when you work with our Medicare agents at Steinlage Insurance Agency! To learn more, visit https://www.seniorsresourceguide.com/directories/National/SHIP/

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New Medicare Card: 0 not O

By | Virginia Medicare

The Medicare Beneficiary Identifier (MBI) uses numbers 0-9 and all uppercase letters except for S, L, O, I, B, and Z. We exclude these letters to avoid confusion when differentiating some letters and numbers (e.g., between “0” and “O”). Read MLN Matters® Article New MBI Get It, Use It for other helpful information, such as what to do if an MBI changes. Contact your local Social Security office for further assistance.

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