SHICK Counselor Information and Resources

The following documents are available for download from this page.

The 2017 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).

The Medicare Plan Finder Intake form is for use by counselors when reporting problems or issues with the Medicare Plan Finder, especially during the annual Open Enrollment Period. Once you complete this form, it should be forwarded to your local SHICK Coordinator.

The Medicare Part D Drug Coverage Worksheet is used when counseling Medicare beneficiaries with the Part D coverage.

The SHICK Handbook is updated annually and is used by counselors as a Reference handbook for Medicare questions. This document is in PDF format, 260 pages, 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.
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2017 Federal Poverty Guidelines and LIS Resource LimitsPDF277.12 KB05 Feb, 2015 Download
Medicare Plan Finder Intake FormPDF27.11 KB29 Sep, 2014 Download
2016 Medicare Part D Drug Coverage WorksheetPDF318.08 KB29 Sep, 2014 Download
2017 SHICK HandbookPDF2.70 MB29 Sep, 2014 Download

State Health Insurance Assistance Program

Visit SHICK State Health Insurance Assistance Program National Performance Reporting Data for more information about the SHIP program, including how to register on the National Performance Reporting website, creating a unique ID and downloading forms.