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FREE objective information and assistance in regards to the upcoming “Annual Open Enrollment” for Medicare

The Pinal-Gila Council for Senior Citizens will once again be offering free counselors to provide FREE objective information and assistance in regards to the upcoming “Annual Open Enrollment” for Medicare.

They will be at Pine Library on Friday, October 27th from 11 am – 2:30 pm.  If you can’t make this day or time they will be at the Payson Senior Center on October 26, November 9, and December 7.

Annual Open Enrollment Period takes place from October 15 to December 7, 2017 during which Medicare beneficiaries can make changes to their Part D, Medicare Advantage coverage options. They can use this period to enroll in a drug plan, or change how they get their Medicare benefits such as Medicare Advantage Plan, Medicare Part D prescription coverage or consider a Medicare Supplemental (Medigap) policies. Any changes will take effect on January 1, 2018. Medicare beneficiaries need to be aware of this opportunity, as well as changes taking place in 2018 in order to assess options and make the best informed decision.

The Pinal-Gila Council for Senior Citizens is the local State Health Insurance Program (SHIP). SHIP Counselors are not insurance agents, they do not sell, recommend or endorse any particular insurance product or company. The SHIP provides FREE objective information and assistance.

Please bring list of prescriptions and Medicare ID card. “Extra Help” program screening and application assistance also provided.

For more information or to speak to a SHIP Counselor in your community, contact Pinal-Gila Council for Senior Citizens at:
(520) 836-2758 or 1-800-293-9393
PAYSON OFFICE: 928-474-3779

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