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V.I. State Health Insurance Program Will Hold Medicare Outreach Events

The Virgin Islands State Health Insurance Assistance Program (VI SHIP) will hold outreach events for all Medicare beneficiaries during December, the Office of the Lieutenant Governor announced Tuesday.

The following is the schedule of upcoming events:

St. Croix

Dec. 6 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the University of the Virgin Islands Great Hall

St. Thomas

Dec. 8 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the University of the Virgin Islands Innovation Center

St. John

Dec. 19 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Bellevue Village Community Center

Attendees will:

  • Learn about VI SHIP available services.
  • Understand your Medicare coverage and available options.
  • Education on Medicare mental health benefits.
  • Learn about Medicare fraud errors and abuse from Senior Medicare Patrol.
  • Presentations by licensed mental health professionals.

To register, contact the VI SHIP office on St. Thomas at 340-774-2991 Ext 4505, 4507, or 4508; or on St. Croix at 340-773-6449 Ext 3151 or 3152.

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