Louisiana Department of Insurance releases its 2006 SHIIP Medicare
Supplement Comparison Guide
Released: March 23, 2006
The Louisiana Department of Insurance Senior Health Insurance Information Program
(SHIIP) has released its 2006 Medicare Supplement Comparison Guide.
We surveyed insurers throughout Louisiana and put together a guide that provides
up-to-date information on Medicare supplement insurance policies, said SHIIP
Director Alan Heumann. Basically this guide helps Louisiana seniors make decisions
regarding the types of insurance policies they can purchase to supplement their
Medicare health benefits.
The Department is proud to be able to provide this useful information to its
citizens each year, said Commissioner of Insurance Jim Donelon.
SHIIP is the state health insurance assistance program from the Louisiana Department
of Insurance. The program provides objective counseling and information on Medicare
and senior insurance products at no cost.
The easiest way to access the Medicare Supplement Comparison Guide is online at
www.ldi.state.la.us. Citizens can also get a copy of the SHIIP Guide by contacting
their areas Council on Aging, or by calling the SHIIP toll-free number 1-800-259-5301.