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Free Medicare Check-Up Day set for Oct. 19

COLUMBUS – The Ohio Senior Health Insurance Information Program (OSHIIP), a division of the Ohio Department of Insurance, will visit Licking County to hold a Medicare Check-Up Day event on Thursday, October 19, 2017, at Heritage Hall, located at 1058 E. Main St in Newark. The event will begin at 9:00 am. Counseling is by appointment only. Call 740-345-0821 to schedule.

“Our outreach efforts have kicked-off and we are excited to assist Ohioans as they shop for the coverage that meets their needs,” said Jillian Froment, director of the Ohio Department of Insurance. “We are holding Medicare Check-Up Day events statewide to ensure Ohioans have access to up-to-date information they need to better understand their options for 2018.”

During Medicare’s annual open enrollment, Ohioans can:

• Change or continue current prescription drug plan;

• Select a Medicare Advantage Plan, designed for comprehensive health and drug coverage; and

• Learn about recent updates to plan changes and financial assistance programs.

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