Medicare and Health Insurance Assistance

We are honored to have been awarded a Certificate of Recognition from the North Carolina Department of Insurance for outstanding achievements and services for our              Seniors' Health Insurance Information Program (SHIIP)!

Are you new to Medicare? Are you confused about which benefits are right for you? Do you need more information?


We offer individual Medicare Counseling sessions in Buncombe and Henderson County.  

For more information and/or to schedule an appointment, call (828) 277-8288.

To help answer some of your Medicare questions, join us for one of our

Introduction to Medicare - Understanding the Puzzle classes.

Free "Introduction to Medicare" Webinar

August 12, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM , Via Zoom

August 27, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM, Via Zoom

September 9, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM, Via Zoom

September 24, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM, Via Zoom

Helpful links:

Social Security Administration, click to apply for Medicare

North Carolina SHIIP, click to learn more about SHIIP

Listen to learn about our:
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Medicare Appointments are available by phone. Please call (828) 277-8288 for more information.

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