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Burlington County State Health Insurance Assistance Program helps Medicare recipients during open enrollment

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The Burlington County State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP), operated by the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program of Burlington County (RSVP), which is supported by the Burlington County Board of Chosen Freeholders and Rowan College at Burlington County, is offering free Medicare assistance during the open enrollment period, which runs from Monday, Oct. 15 through Friday, Dec. 7.

Trained counselors can help Medicare recipients and caregivers review current plans and compare new options, understand costs associated with different plans, and navigate the enrollment process.

The SHIP office has scheduled two free events to assist residents during open enrollment:

  • Public Presentation on Medicare Changes for 2019: Wednesday, Nov. 14 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Burlington County Library, 5 Pioneer Boulevard in Westampton.
  • Open Enrollment Counseling Sessions: Friday, Nov. 16 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at RCBC’s Willingboro Campus in room 220. The Willingboro Campus is located in the Willingboro Town Center at 200 Campbell Drive on the second floor. Appointments are required for counseling sessions. To make an appointment, please call (856) 222-9311, ext. 1494.

SHIP provides free help to New Jersey Medicare beneficiaries who need assistance with their health insurance. For more information about SHIP or RSVP, please visit rcbc.edu/rsvp/ship or call (856) 222-9311, ext. 1494.

About RSVP
The Retired and Senior Volunteer Program of Burlington County (RSVP) was established in 1974 as part of Senior Corps, under the Corporation for National and Community Service. RSVP taps the rich experience, skills and talents of the 55+ population to meet the needs and challenges in their local communities. For more information on RSVP, visit rcbc.edu/rsvp.