Mercy Medical Center Sponsors Tuscarawas County Medicare Program July 23 - Mercy Medical Center

Mercy Medical Center Sponsors Tuscarawas County Medicare Program July 23

Posted on: July 15, 2015

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 23rd at Mercy Health Center of Tuscarawas County, 1031 W. High Ave., New Philadelphia from 9 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 (August 13), Jackson Township/Massillon (August 20) and Plain Township/Canton (August 27).

Appointments are appreciated, but walk-ins are also 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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