Mercy Medical Center Offers FREE Medicare Program in Alliance, May 12 - Mercy Medical Center

Mercy Medical Center Offers FREE Medicare Program in Alliance, May 12

Posted on: May 6, 2016

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, May 12th at Rodman Public Library, 215 E. Broadway St. in Alliance from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m.  This program will include an informative Medicare presentation from 10 a.m. until 11 a.m. followed by an open Q & A session from 11 a.m. until 3 p.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 (June 9), New Philadelphia (July 14), Plain township (July 21) and Jackson Township (August 11).


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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