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HOW TO GET THE MOST OUT OF ATTENDING A FREE MEDICARE SEMINAR
If you missed the Medicare annual open
enrollment period, eligible beneficiaries can still
enroll in a health plan without penalty, if he or she
qualifies for Special Enrollment Period (SEP).
AgeWell New York offers Medicare educational
seminars to help you navigate eligibility and
enrollment during SEP.
These are a few important items to keep in mind,
so you can get the most out of attending a
Medicare seminar to help you make the right
decision about your Medicare coverage.
What’s the difference? What are the pros
and cons? You should have all your questions
answered and know all your options before
making a decision.
plans offer options for those with varying levels of
Medicare and those with Medicare and Medicaid.
Talk to advisors about your levels of Medicare and
or Medicaid and find out if there are plans options
best suited for your health and personal care
enrollment period for Medicare is up to three
months prior to turning 65, and 3 months after
turning 65, but there are a few special enrollment
opportunities that you could qualify for. You should
be aware of late enrollment penalties and when
you could be eligible to enroll in a Medicare plan.
Health plans are continually
expanding and/or modifying their provider
networks. Find out if your primary care physician
or specialists are in the plan’s network. If they are
not, ask about making a request for the plan to
reach out to your physicians to invite them to
participate in the network.
Advantage plans offer various health and wellness
benefits over and above what is provided by
Original Medicare. These may include dental,
vision, hearing, transportation, over the counter
(OTC) drugs and products, alternative medicine,
and fitness programs. A Medicare seminar is the
place to find out what benefits the plan covers and
you can access these benefits.
give you access to a Care Navigator or Care
Manager. These professionals are assigned to
assist you with accessing providers and health
services, supporting your medication
management, setting up a care plan based on your
clinical and functional requirements, and ensuring
that you receive routine screenings and
preventative services. Find out if these services
are available to you and how it works.
Be aware of the plan’s
formulary and if the drugs your physician is
prescribing is included. Ask the plan about their
process for you to request consideration that your
drugs be included.
MEDICARE ADVANTAGE HEALTH PLAN SEMINARS
If you are Medicare and/or Medicare and Medicaid Eligible
Join us for formal presentations with our licensed Senior Benefits Advisors to learn more about choosing a Medicare Advantage Plan
VENUE ADDRESS DATE TIME
The Salvation Army Bensonhurst Corps 7307 18 Avenue, Brooklyn, 11204 10/18, 11/15 1:00 pm
Floridian Diner 2301 Flatbush Avenue, Brooklyn, 11208 10/19, 10/26, 11/9, 11/16, 11/30 2:00 pm
Kanes Diner 44-15 College Blvd., Flushing, 11352 10/17, 10/24, 10/31, 11/8, 11/15 1:00 pm
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Light snacks will be provided
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