Key Takeaways

  • Get guidance and ideas on how to promote the Medicare low-income subsidies to older adults and younger adults with disabilities.

  • See how aging and disability agencies have marketed their MIPPA services in sample flyers and posters.

  • Use our MIPPA flyer template and instructions to build your own trifold brochure.

How do you explain the Medicare low-income subsidies to older adults who may be unaware of them? These sample MIPPA outreach materials illustrate how programs across the country have marketed Part D Extra Help and Medicare Savings Programs. to low-income Medicare beneficiaries.

Build your own flyer from our template

With guidance from the MIPPA network, NCOA designed this trifold template for agencies to customize and use in their outreach. The accompanying Word document provides tips for how to swap out photos and check that the eligibility guidelines match those in your state.

New! Rules for purchasing promotional items and tips on delivering the MIPPA message

This new infographic outlines the rules for purchasing promotional items related to your MIPPA grant.

Our accompanying tip sheet and offer concrete examples of how your peers have messaged the MIPPA program and benefits in their outreach materials.

Examples from your peers

The following are just a few examples of flyers, placemats, and calendars developed by MIPPA grantees. 

This sample flyer from the Louisiana Senior Health Insurance and Information Program (SHIIP) provides an illustrated example of how the different Medicare benefits work. It includes income and asset eligibility limits for the MSPs and the Extra Help program for singles and couples, and information on how to get SHIIP assistance to apply.

This sample flyer from the Washington SHIP (SHIBA) advertises the services of several walk-in clinics that enable Medicare beneficiaries to get answers to their questions about Medicare, and find out if they qualify for MIPPA benefits.

This placemat from the Pennsylvania SHIP (Medicare Education and Program Insight, MEDI) includes information about Medicare subsidies as well as a fun crossword puzzle of key terms.

Pennsylvania placemat

This creative approach from the Oklahoma SHIP provides a "prescription" for saving money on Medicare in the form of a prescription tear-off pad.

Prescription pad for MIPPA benefits

Looking for samples of how to promote Medicare's preventive services? Check out this "paycheck" from New York and this calendar developed by the Virginia Insurance Counseling & Assistance Program.