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Iowa SHIIP and SMP

Medicare can help. Medicare pays for many preventive services to keep you healthy. Examples of preventive services include exams, shots, lab tests, and screenings. Yearly Wellness Visits can help prevent or find health problems early when treatment works best. Additional preventive programs are available to help monitor and take care of your own health. Learn more about what preventive services are available to you on Medicare. 

Medicare Fraud

Medicare fraud puts the future of Medicare at risk. Medicare loses billions of dollars each year due to fraud, errors and abuse. Estimates place losses at near $60 billion every year. You can help the fight against Medicare fraud by sharing this information with your friends and family.

new to medicare

New to Medicare? Medicare can be confusing. It's okay to get help. Contact your SHIIP at 1-800-351-4664(TTY 1-800-735-2942) or email SHIIP--SMP at

Helping Hands

How SHIIP--SMP Helped Me

For some, The SHIIP--SMP program's in-person help was essential for understanding the complexities of Medicare and making good choices.  For others, SHIIP--SMP education helped them save on their health care costs.