Mercy Medical Center Sponsors Carroll County Community Medicare Program July 24

Jul 16, 2014

Mercy Medical Center Sponsors Carroll County Community Medicare Program July 24

Topic: Not Available | Contact: Cindy Hickey

Do you have questions or concerns about Medicare? Mercy Medical Center will be sponsoring a Medicare program for local seniors (or soon-to-be seniors) on Thursday, July 24th at Mercy Health Center of Carroll County, 125 Canton Rd., in Carrollton from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. (including an informational Medicare presentation from 10 a.m. until 11 a.m.).

A representative from the Ohio Department of Insurance’s OSHIIP (Ohio Senior Health Insurance Information Program) and an OSHIIP trained Mercy Medical Center volunteer will be on site to answer Medicare questions/concerns about:

• Medicare health coverage for seniors and for people under 65 with disabilities

• Medicare Health Plans, such as HMOs

• Medicare supplemental insurance

• Long-term care insurance

• Home health care coverage

• Retiree health plan coverage

• Savings programs (such as Medicaid, QMB and SLMB) for people with Medicare

• Extra help for prescription drug coverage

Additional Medicare Community Check-Ups will be held in North Canton (August 14), Jackson Township (August 21) and Plain Township (August 28).

Walk-ins are welcome for this FREE program – if you are on Medicare, OSHIIP exists specifically for you.

Mercy has partnered with Ohio Department of Insurance to be your Stark County OSHIIP site, which is located at the Senior Friends office inside Mercy Medical Center.

Don’t miss this opportunity to have your Medicare questions answered! For more information on this and other Medicare programs, or to set up a one-on-one session with the hospital's Medicare Specialist please call Mercy Senior Friends at 330-489-1215.

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