Medicare 2016: Are you Ready?
Shopping for the ideal Medicare health plan for 2016? Looking to lower you RX copays? Ready to review options to save money? Come for an overview of Medicare and what you must know about it.
The Medicare Annual Election Period, October 15 to December 7, allows seniors to buy a prescription drug plan or change their existing plan. Counselors will introduce Medicare Part D and help find a plan to meet seniors' needs.
HICAP, the Health Insurance Counseling and Advocacy Program provides information to help make the best choice. HICAP is a state and federally funded program for Medicare beneficiaries and their families. These services are provided by volunteer counselors registered with the California Department of Aging. This program is sponsored by Self-Help for the Elderly. HICAP Counseling appointments may be made by telephone at 650.627.9350. The San Mateo County HICAP office is at 1710 South Amphlett Blvd., Suite 100, San Mateo, CA 94402. The office is open Monday - Friday 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM.