Medicare 2015: Are you Ready For Medicare?
Come for an overview of Medicare and what you need to know about it. The Medicare Annual Election Period is October 15 to December 7, and allows seniors to buy a prescription drug plan or change their existing plan. Counselors will provide an introduction to Medicare Part D options and assist participants with finding a plan to meet their needs. Health Insurance Counseling and Advocacy Program (HICAP) provides unbiased information to help make the best choice for you. HICAP is a statewide, state and federally funded program for Medicare beneficiaries and their families. All of these services are provided by highly trained, volunteer counselors registered with the California Department of Aging. This program is sponsored by Self-Help for the Elderly.