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Medicare Education: formerly known as (SHIP/SMP)

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Spectrum Generations

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 4 people are interested
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Spectrum Generations Cohen Community Center and Muskie Community Center have an urgent need for Medicare Educators for Augusta, Hallowell, and Waterville. Days and Times are flexible after initial training.

Duties may include:

  • Assisting with administration: such as copying, filing, data entry, assembling Medicare 101 packets and taking inbound calls to schedule appointments for Medicare 101 sessions or counseling sessions.
  • Distributing information: helping with transporting and disseminating SHIP/SMP information to sites and events, may include presenting prepared copy or preforming scripted activities for small groups.
  • Staffing Exhibits: help by staffing information tables or exhibits at events such as health fairs, also may provide general information about SHIP/SMP to the public and answer basic questions.
  • Making group presentations: Help by giving presentations on SHIP/SMP topics to small and large groups. May interact with the audience by answering questions and through discussion.
  • Counseling: help by having direct conversations with beneficiaries about their individual situations; may include review of personal information such as Medicare Summary Notices, billing statements and other health documents. (This job requires the volunteer to be experienced and mentored under staff supervision).
  • Managing complex interactions: Help with in-depth interactions with beneficiaries who are reporting specific instances of healthcare fraud, errors and abuse. (this job requires the volunteer to be experienced and mentored under staff supervision).
  • Receive Beneficiary Complaints: When Medicare beneficiaries, caregivers, and family members bring their complaints to the SMP, the SMP makes a determination about whether or not fraud, errors, or abuse is suspected. When fraud or abuse is suspected, they make a referral to the appropriate state and federal agencies for further investigation

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About Spectrum Generations

Location:

1 Weston Ct, PO Box 2589, Augusta, ME 04338, US

Mission Statement

Promoting life-long learning, health, wellness, nutrition, community engagement and social well-being of all older and disabled adults.

Description

Spectrum Generations spans four decades as a leading nonprofit provider of innovative solutions to the challenges of meals, care-giving, counseling, socialization, wellness, and life-long learning to seniors, maturing adults, and the disabled. Our mission is to secure positive outcomes through at-home and community-based services in rural, city, and small town settings for vulnerable aging and disabled populations.

Spectrum Generations:

  • Offers a variety of assistance and services to seniors and disabled adults and their families ranging from a friendly helping hand to trained care including Meals on Wheels, Adult DayBreak, Family Caregiver Services, Money Management, and Bridges Personal Services and Care Management.
  • Provides information about questions and concerns on a wide variety of issues that impact adults including Maine Care, Medicare, money-saving benefits programs as well as referral services and community presentations.
  • Encourages the passions of aging and/or disabled adults and their families for lifelong learning through programs, classes, and workshops at our seven community centers.
  • Provides opportunities and connections to participate in rewarding experiences such as social dining, travel, fitness and wellness programs, special events, and volunteer opportunities.
Community
Education & Literacy
Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations Augusta, ME 04330

(44.31062,-69.77949)
 

SKILLS

  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Elder care
  • Adult Education
  • Healthcare
  • Public Advocacy
  • Public Speaking

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • Schedule is flexible per volunteers availability after initial training

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