(WAUSEON, OH) — The Fulton County Senior Center is offering Medicare Check Up Appointments during the Medicare Open Enrollment period October 15th through December 7th, 2015 at their Wauseon location. Representatives from the Ohio Senior Health Insurance Information Program (OSHIIP) will be available to offer assistance to seniors who are enrolling in or are already enrolled in Medicare during select dates.
These appointments are opportunities for those eligible to make sure that their plans are working the best for them. In 2014, Seniors who visited the Senior Center to have their Medicare Part D plans reviewed saved $145,242.82 collectively.
What can be done during Open Enrollment?
-Change from Original Medicare to a Medicare Advantage Plan and visa versa
-Switch from one Medicare Advantage Plan to another Medicare Advantage Plan
-Switch from a Medicare Advantage Plan that does not offer drug coverage to a Medicare Advantage Plan that offers drug coverage and visa versa
-Join a Medicare Prescription Drug Plan
-Switch from one Medicare Prescription Drug Plan to another Medicare Prescription Drug Plan
-Drop your Medicare prescription drug coverage completely
All changes made will take effect on January 1, 2016.
Upcoming Medicare Check Up Appointment Days:
All appointments will be held at the Wauseon Senior Center, 240 Clinton St, Wauseon, OH 43567.
To make an appointment, contact Valerie Edwards at 419-337-9299. The above information is also available on the Fulton County Senior Center’s Website at www.fultoncountyoh.com/seniorcenter
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