BOISE ID – A free Medicare Webinar for individuals turning 65 and those approaching Medicare eligibility will be held on June 19 from 10:00am to 11:30am. Caregivers and all those interested in learning how Medicare works are encouraged to join. Call SHIBA at (800) 247-4422 register.

Medicare webinars are designed to introduce the various parts of Medicare and to share some of the costs and benefits associated with the program. Sessions cover enrollment timeframes for Medigap, Medicare Advantage, prescription drug plans, and how the different parts of Medicare work together.

Staff with the state’s Senior Health Insurance Benefits Advisors (SHIBA) program, a unit of the Idaho Department of Insurance, conduct the webinars. To register for the upcoming session, please contact the SHIBA Helpline at 1-800-247-4422.