KETTERING — Kettering Health Network is hosting free Medicare symposiums in October and November to help people at or near Medicare eligibility better understand the benefits that are available to them. Medicare’s fall open enrollment period is from October 15 to December 7.
The symposiums will be held: 6-8 p.m. October 31, Soin Medical Center, Beavercreek and 12:30-2 p.m. Nov. 14, Mills Park Hotel, Yellow Springs.
A representative from the Ohio Senior Health Insurance Information Program (OSHIIP) will present information about Medicare and the Medicare Part D prescription drug benefit. In addition, some of the Medicare Advantage providers accepted at Kettering Health Network will be available to provide information and answer questions.
The symposiums are free, but space is limited. To register, call 937-558-3988 or 1-800-888-8362.
In addition to traditional Medicare, Kettering Health Network has partnered with these Medicare Advantage Plans to provide individuals access to its network of care: Aetna, Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield, Buckeye Health Plan (dual eligible), Gateway Health Plan of Ohio, Humana Health Plans of Ohio, Medical Mutual of Ohio, MediGold, Molina Healthcare (dual eligible), and UnitedHealthcare/AARP.
KHN is not-for-profit network of eight hospitals. For more information, visit www.ketteringhealth.org.
Story courtesy of Kettering Health Network.