SHICK Counselor Information and Resources

The following documents are available for download from this page in the document table below:

  • The SHICK Program Brochure has information on the SHICK program and how to locate local SHICK agencies.
  • The SHICK Volunteer Opportunities Brochure details volunteer roles and how to become a volunteer counselor.
  • The Basic Medicare Coverage Brochure lists descriptions of the Parts of Medicare and other programs which assist with the cost of Medicare out-of-pocket costs.
  • The Medicare Prescription Drug Coverage Brochure details information on Medicare Part D.
  • The Need Extra Help with Prescription Drug Costs Brochure has information on the Part D Extra Help program and how to apply.
  •  2023 Part D Plans - this is a list of the stand-alone Part D Prescription drug plans for 2023 with premium and deductible costs.
  • 2023 Federal Poverty Guidelines and LIS Resource Limits details the income and resource limits for the Social Security Extra Help program for Medicare Part D (Prescription Drug Coverage). Includes the 2023 Medicare Income Related Monthly Adjustment Amount (IRMAA).
  • The Medicare Part D Drug Coverage Worksheet is used when counseling Medicare beneficiaries with the Part D coverage.
  • The 2023 SHICK Handbook is updated annually and is used by counselors as a Reference handbook for Medicare questions. This document is in PDF format, formatted to be printed double-sided with an inner margin large enough for 3-hole punching. It can be downloaded to your computer, tablet, smartphone, or other electronic device for electronic use.
  • Chapter 7 - Part D Enrollment Outcomes: Data Entry, Quality Assurance, and Reports
  • What's New in 2023 - From the December 2022 Medicare Messenger from the SHIP & SMP Centers 
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2023 New Medicare benefitsPDF195.52 KB13 Dec, 2022 Download
Chapter_7_-_Part_D_Enrollment_Outcomes__Data_Entry__Quality_Assurance__and_Reports_PDF1.45 MB12 Oct, 2022 Download
Need Extra Help with Prescription Costs BrochurePDF3.09 MB03 May, 2022 Download
SHICK Program BrochurePDF2.73 MB03 May, 2022 Download
Medicare Prescription Drug Coverage BrochurePDF2.24 MB03 May, 2022 Download
SHICK Volunteer Opportunities BrochurePDF1.72 MB03 May, 2022 Download
Basic Medicare Coverage BrochurePDF3.51 MB03 May, 2022 Download
2023 Part D plansPDF262.84 KB14 Apr, 2021 Download
2023 Federal Poverty Guidelines and LIS Resource LimitsPDF168.79 KB14 Apr, 2021 Download
Medicare Part D Drug Coverage WorksheetPDF719.30 KB14 Apr, 2021 Download
2023 SHICK HandbookPDF3.56 MB29 Sep, 2014 Download

SHIP Tracking and Reporting System (STARS)

Visit the SHIP Tracking And Reporting System (STARS)  for more information about the SHIP STARS database.