From Illinois Business Journal news services
ALTON – OASIS will present “Welcome to Medicare” from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 14, in Alton Memorial Hospital’s Hatch meeting rooms.
The location and time have changed from those originally announced.
The free program focuses on topics important to people who will soon be eligible to enroll in Medicare for the first time. Participants will receive an overview of Medicare Parts A & B, the Prescription Drug Plan (part D), Advantage Plans and Supplemental Plans (Medigap).
Additional topics include free Medicare Preventive and Wellness Services, and Medicare financial assistance programs such as the Medicare Savings Program and the Low Income Subsidy (Extra Help).
Presenters will also provide a synopsis of the Senior Health Insurance Plan (SHIP) counseling program and information on how to access services. The program is not connected with any private insurance organization.
Register by calling 1 (800) 392-0936..
EDITOR’s NOTE:The changes noted above were made after the publication of our July print edition, which as a result contains the incorrect information.