Medicare Counseling Through WHS SHIP and SMP

What Is SHIP (Senior Health Insurance Information Program)?

Our Senior Health Insurance Information Program (SHIP) is a free health benefits counseling service for Medicare beneficiaries of Weber and Morgan Counties and their families or caregivers. SHIP’s mission is to educate, advocate for, counsel and empower people to make informed healthcare benefit decisions. SHIP is an independent program funded by Federal agencies and is not affiliated with the insurance industry. Community presentations on aging services are available. 

 

For questions, phone counseling, or an appointment for in-person counseling, please contact our SHIP coordinator, Shantel Clark, at 801-625-3664 (or by email at shantelc@weberhs.org). SHIP has a toll-free number, 1-800-541-7735, to call for assistance from anywhere in Utah.

What Is SMP (Senior Medicare Patrol)?

Our Senior Medicare Patrol (SMP) empowers and assists Medicare beneficiaries of Weber and Morgan Counties, their families and caregivers to prevent, detect, and report health care fraud, errors, and abuse through outreach, counseling, and education. SMP counselors and volunteers give presentations to groups, exhibit at events, and work one on one with Medicare beneficiaries.

Meet Shantel, our SHIP/SMP coordinator

For questions, phone counseling, or an appointment for in-person counseling, please contact our SMP coordinator, Shantel Clark, at 801-625-3664 (or by email at shantelc@weberhs.org). SMP has a toll-free number, 1-877-808-2468, to call for assistance from anywhere in the U.S.

Medicare

1-800-MEDICARE (633-4227)
www.medicare.gov

 

Social Security

1-800-772-1213
www.ssa.gov

 

Apply Online for Medicare
http://www.socialsecurity.gov/pubs/EN-05-10530.pdf

Ogden Social Security Office

324 25th Street, 2nd floor

Ogden, UT - 84401

Phone 1-877-378-9081  Fax 833-912-2336