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SHINE Program: Offering Community Presentations to Explain Medicare

SHINE Program: Medicare Open Enrollment Presentations

Medicare’s Part C (Medicare Advantage) and Part D (Medicare Prescription) Open Enrollment Period begins on October 15th and ends December 7th for 2020 plan choices. The Cape and Islands Regional SHINE(Serving the Health Insurance Needs of Everyone) Program is offering community presentations to explain Medicare coverage options, plus plan costs and changes for 2020. Presentations will run approximately 1 and ½ hours including time for Q & A. Please note telephone numbers below as advanced registration is required.

SHINE Counselors are available at local senior centers and other locations across the Cape and Islands to provide free and unbiased one on one counseling for Medicare beneficiaries, their family members, caregivers and representatives. The Barnstable County Regional SHINE Office can be reached at 508-375-6762 or email

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