The 2018 hurricane season has been extraordinarily active in parts of the U.S., with Hurricane Florence currently impacting millions in the Carolinas. As this natural disaster unfolds, the staff here at VolunteerMatch is doing its part to ensure that, if you are in an affected community, you are prepared and safe. And if you are looking to help with disaster relief efforts, you know about the most effective ways to contribute.
Help consumers (and their families or caregivers) make the right choices to meet their health care needs. Trained Counselors work one on one with clients during scheduled appointments. They provide assistance with Medicare and health insurance to seniors and their family members. Some of the specific services volunteers provide include:
Helping clients understand the various supplemental and long-term care insurance policies;
Assisting clients with Medicare and health insurance claims;
Providing information to clients about Medicare-approved coordinated care options;
Helping clients understand Medigap insurance policies; and