The Health Insurance Counseling and Advocacy Program (HICAP) is
looking for a part-time volunteer counselor for the South Lake Tahoe community.
The volunteer will provide HICAP services at the Senior Center building located
at 3050 Lake Tahoe Boulevard in South Lake Tahoe. HICAP is a volunteer
supported, government-funded program that offers free, personalized, unbiased
counseling to help persons make informed decisions about their Medicare
HICAP gives assistance to Medicare-eligible and
Medicare-enrolled persons, including those planning for retirement, who need
help comparing Medicare choices, appealing denials, and applying for Medicare
financial assistance programs (Medicare Savings Programs).
Volunteer counselors of the HICAP program receive in-depth
training and mentoring to assure clients are provided appropriate guidance
regarding their Medicare options. HICAP volunteers provide an invaluable
service to the community. Those interested in joining the HICAP volunteer team
are asked to please call or e-mail: Barbara Walters at (916) 375-3301 or HICAP@lsnc.net.
Additional information on HICAP services can be found at the
HICAP website: www.hicapservices.net.
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