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Medicare basics covered at August 29 seminar

August 20, 2017
Reinbeck Courier

GRUNDY CENTER - Are you turning 65 and going to be eligible for Medicare in the near future? Have you been on Medicare and want to better understand what it offers? Do you help a family member with Medicare issues?

If you answered "yes" to any of these questions, 'Welcome to Medicare' is for you! The educational event is offered by the Senior Health Insurance Information Program, or SHIIP, at Grundy County Memorial Hospital on Tuesday, August 29 from 5:00 6:30 p.m. The seminar will be held in the hospital's Education Room.

"We're excited to offer this free seminar to the community," says Erin Schildroth, Community Outreach and Volunteer Coordinator at GCMH. "Medicare is such an important program and understanding what it offers helps assure that Medicare 'Welcome to Medicare' will cover Medicare Part A and Part B benefits, the prescription drug benefit (Part D), Medicare Advantage plans and Medicare supplement insurance. For more information or to make a reservation to attend the free program, call the hospital at 319-824-5081. Registration deadline is August 22.

SHIIP, the Senior Health Insurance Information Program, is a service of the State of Iowa. SHIIP counselors are trained by the state and do not sell or promote any insurance companies, policies or agents. Grundy County Memorial Hospital sponsors SHIIP locally.

 
 

 

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