2009-11-07 / News

Medicare Check-up Day set

NEWARK – State experts will attend a “Medicare Check-Up Day” and dispense information to older adults about Medicare at Zerger Hall Senior Center on Friday, Nov. 13.

Officials from the Ohio Department of Insurance and the Ohio Senior Health Insurance Information Program will attend the event from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the senior center, 745 E. Main St.

Senior citizens will learn about recent changes to Medicare. Other topics include:

• Tips on how to enroll for 2010 coverage in a Medicare health plan or Medicare prescription drug plan known as Medicare Part D.

• Learn about the enrollment period that runs from Nov. 15 to Dec. 31.

• Receive assistance with your Medicare Part D plan or your Medicare health plan for 2010.

Bring a list of medications so you can be enrolled in the best plan.

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