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County Residents Miss Medicare Help


Last updated 5/31/2017 at 8:29pm

The Medicare Part D Low Income Subsidy (LIS) is a valuable resource for Medicare beneficiaries with limited means to afford their prescription drugs. Recent data gathered by National Council on Aging and reviewed by the local Senior Health Insurance Infor-mation Program (SHIIP) volunteers in Transylvania County finds that all the zip codes in the County are underserved.

Approximately 350 persons should be receiving letter from the Social Security Administration about their possible eligibility for assistance. There could be over 300 Medicare recipients in Brevard, Pisgah Forest, Rosman an...

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