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Volunteers ready to assist with Medicare enrollment
During the month of October, we begin the annual enrollment process for the Medicare prescription drug plans, as well as Medicare Advantage plans. From Oct. 15 through Dec. 7, Medicare beneficiaries will have the chance to enroll, add or change plans …
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CVS/pharmacy to Help Patients Save Time and Money During Annual Medicare
WOONSOCKET, R.I., Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — CVS/pharmacy, the retail division of CVS Health , announced today that it will offer its senior patients an easy way to compare Medicare Part D prescription drug plans during the Annual Enrollment Period …
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Hunterdon County reminds seniors about 2015 medicare open enrollment
Hunterdon County reminds seniors that the 2015 Medicare Open Enrollment period runs Oct. 15 to Dec. 7. Each year plans change, including what they cost and what they cover. Those who don't have prescription drug coverage can also enroll in a drug plan …
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MEDICARE B COVERAGE

Medicare B or Medicare Part B facilitates coverage of medical essential services. Some of these services are physician services, outpatient care services, home healthcare services, as well as other health services. This part also has coverage for a number of preventive services. Part B medical insurance facilitates payment for a number of services and items not under Part A, commonly on outpatient services. Part B is actually discretionary and may be overdue if the husband or wife still works. There is a fine of ten percent per year. Thos is enforced due to non-enrolment to Part B unless the person still works. The coverage for Part B commences as soon as a

How Do I Enroll in Medicare?

If you are new to Medicare, you can follow these easy steps to help to prepare for your Medicare enrollment.

Determine Your Eligibility The first step you need to take for Medicare enrollment is to find out if you are eligible. You should meet the eligibility requirements if you can answer yes to one of the following questions:
Are you age 65 or older?
Are you under 65 with certain disabilities?
Do you have End-Stage Renal Disease (kidney failure that requires transplant or dialysis)?

If you already receive Social Security Benefits, you will automatically be enrolled in Medicare Part A and B the month you turn 65. Three months prior to your birth date you should be

Free Medicare counseling at Yonkers libraries – Tuesdays (and Thursdays)

Free Medicare counseling at Yonkers libraries – Tuesdays (and Thursdays)
Event on 2014-07-01 10:00:00
Whether you're about to enroll in Medicare or are a current Medicare recipient, you can get help with your benefits and coverage questions at the Senior Benefits Information Center at the Will Library Tuesdays 10am–1pm year-round (except holidays; on Thursdays, it's 11am–3pm). No appointment necessary. Please note that the SBIC will be held on the last Tuesday morning of the month at the Yonkers Riverfront branch, 1 Larkin Center, 10am–1pm, appointment recommended.

Meet with trained counselors to get more information about:
• Medicare Part A (in-patient) and Part B (out-patient) coverage,
• Part D prescription drug coverage,
• Medicare Advantage Plans, with or without drug coverage, and
• Medicare Savings Plans, Extra Help and EPIC for seniors with more limited incomes.

Some assistance is also available for those who are looking for other financial benefit programs, such as HEAP (Home Energy Assistance Program) and food stamps.

If you can't visit the library in person, you can leave a message on the SBIC helpline at 914-231-3260 with your name, number, and whether your interest is in Medicare services or other benefits, and a counselor will return your call within two business days. Alternatively, you can ask your question online at this link: http://www.westchesterlibraries.org/senior-benefits-information-centers/ask-a-counselor.

For a listing of all the SBICs in Westchester libraries go to http://www.westchesterlibraries.org/senior-benefits-information-centers (which includes information for clients in Spanish).

at Grinton Will Library
1500 Central Park Avenue
Yonkers, United States

Free Medicare counseling at the Greenburgh Public Library – Mondays

Free Medicare counseling at the Greenburgh Public Library – Mondays
Event on 2014-06-30 10:00:00
Whether you're about to enroll in Medicare or are a current Medicare recipient, you can get help with your benefits and coverage questions at the the Senior Benefits Information Center at the Greenburgh library Mondays year-round (except holidays). No appointment necessary.

Meet with trained counselors to get more information about:

• Medicare Part A (in-patient) and Part B (out-patient) coverage,
• Part D prescription drug coverage,
• Medicare Advantage Plans, with or without drug coverage, and
• Medicare Savings Plans, Extra Help and EPIC for seniors with more limited incomes.

Some assistance is also available for those who are looking for other financial benefit programs, such as HEAP (Home Energy Assistance Program) and food stamps.

If you can't visit the library in person, you can leave a message on the SBIC helpline at 914-231-3260 with your name, number, and whether your interest is in Medicare services or other benefits, and a counselor will return your call within two business days. Alternatively, you can ask your question online at this link: http://www.westchesterlibraries.org/senior-benefits-information-centers/ask-a-counselor.

For a listing of all the SBICs in Westchester libraries, go to http://www.westchesterlibraries.org/senior-benefits-information-centers (which includes information for clients in Spanish).

at Greenburgh Public Library
300 Tarrytown Road
Elmsford, United States

Free Medicare counseling at the Tarrytown library – Wednesdays

Free Medicare counseling at the Tarrytown library – Wednesdays
Event on 2014-06-25 10:00:00
Whether you're about to enroll in Medicare or are a current Medicare recipient, you can get help with your benefits and coverage questions at the the Senior Benefits Information Center at the Warner Library Wednesdays year-round (except holidays). No appointment necessary.

Meet with trained counselors to get more information about:
• Medicare Part A (in-patient) and Part B (out-patient) coverage,
• Part D prescription drug coverage,
• Medicare Advantage Plans, with or without drug coverage, and
• Medicare Savings Plans, Extra Help and EPIC for seniors with more limited incomes.

Some assistance is also available for those who are looking for other financial benefit programs, such as HEAP (Home Energy Assistance Program) and food stamps.

If you can't visit the library in person, you can leave a message on the SBIC helpline at 914-231-3260 with your name, number, and whether your interest is in Medicare services or other benefits, and a counselor will return your call within two business days. Alternatively, you can ask your question online at this link: http://www.westchesterlibraries.org/senior-benefits-information-centers/ask-a-counselor.

For a listing of all the SBICs in Westchester libraries go to http://www.westchesterlibraries.org/senior-benefits-information-centers (which includes information for clients in Spanish).

at Warner Library
121 North Broadway
Tarrytown, United States

Free Medicare counseling at Yonkers libraries – Thursdays (and Tuesdays)

Free Medicare counseling at Yonkers libraries – Thursdays (and Tuesdays)
Event on 2014-06-12 11:00:00
Whether you're about to enroll in Medicare or are a current Medicare recipient, you can get help with your benefits and coverage questions at the Senior Benefits Information Center at the Will Library on Thursdays 11am–3pm year-round (except holidays; Tuesdays, it's 10am–1pm.) No appointment necessary. (Please note that the SBIC will be held on the last Tuesday morning of the month at the Yonkers Riverfront branch, 1 Larkin Center, 10am–1pm, appointment recommended.)

Meet with trained counselors to get more information about:
• Medicare Part A (in-patient) and Part B (out-patient) coverage,
• Part D prescription drug coverage,
• Medicare Advantage Plans, with or without drug coverage, and
• Medicare Savings Plans, Extra Help and EPIC for seniors with more limited incomes.

Some assistance is also available for those who are looking for other financial benefit programs, such as HEAP (Home Energy Assistance Program) and food stamps.

If you can't visit the library in person, you can leave a message on the SBIC helpline at 914-231-3260 with your name, number, and whether your interest is in Medicare services or other benefits, and a counselor will return your call within two business days. Alternatively, you can ask your question online at this link: http://www.westchesterlibraries.org/senior-benefits-information-centers/ask-a-counselor.

For a listing of all the SBICs in Westchester libraries, go to http://www.westchesterlibraries.org/senior-benefits-information-centers (which includes information for clients in Spanish).

at Grinton Will Library
1500 Central Park Avenue
Yonkers, United States

Free Medicare counseling at the Port Chester library – Thursdays

Free Medicare counseling at the Port Chester library – Thursdays
Event on 2014-06-05 11:00:00
Whether you're about to enroll in Medicare or are a current Medicare recipient, you can get help with your benefits and coverage questions at the Senior Benefits Information Center at the Port Chester library Thursdays year-round (except holidays). No appointment necessary.

Meet with trained counselors to get more information about:

• Medicare Part A (in-patient) and Part B (out-patient) coverage,
• Part D prescription drug coverage,
• Medicare Advantage Plans, with or without drug coverage, and
• Medicare Savings Plans, Extra Help and EPIC for seniors with more limited incomes.

Some assistance is also available for those who are looking for other financial benefit programs, such as HEAP (Home Energy Assistance Program) and food stamps.

If you can't visit the library in person, you can leave a message on the SBIC helpline at 914-231-3260 with your name, number, and whether your interest is in Medicare services or other benefits, and a counselor will return your call within two business days. Alternatively, you can ask your question online at this link: http://www.westchesterlibraries.org/senior-benefits-information-centers/ask-a-counselor.

For a listing of all the SBICs in Westchester libraries, go to http://www.westchesterlibraries.org/senior-benefits-information-centers (which includes information for clients in Spanish).

at Port Chester-Rye Brook Public Library
1 Haseco Avenue
Port Chester, United States

Free Medicare counseling at the Peekskill library – Thursdays

Free Medicare counseling at the Peekskill library – Thursdays
Event on 2014-05-22 10:00:00
Whether you're about to enroll in Medicare or are a current Medicare recipient, you can get help with your benefits and coverage questions at the the Senior Benefits Information Center at the Field Library the first and second Thursdays of each month year-round (except holidays). No appointment necessary. (The SBIC will be at the Ossining Public Library on the remaining Thursdays in the month, 1:30–3:30pm.)

Meet with trained counselors to get more information about:
• Medicare Part A (in-patient) and Part B (out-patient) coverage,
• Part D prescription drug coverage,
• Medicare Advantage Plans, with or without drug coverage, and
• Medicare Savings Plans, Extra Help and EPIC for seniors with more limited incomes.

Some assistance is also available for those who are looking for other financial benefit programs, such as HEAP (Home Energy Assistance Program) and food stamps.

If you can't visit the library in person, you can leave a message on the SBIC helpline at 914-231-3260 with your name, number, and whether your interest is in Medicare services or other benefits, and a counselor will return your call within two business days. Alternatively, you can ask your question online at this link: http://www.westchesterlibraries.org/senior-benefits-information-centers/ask-a-counselor.

For a listing of all the SBICs in Westchester libraries, go to http://www.westchesterlibraries.org/senior-benefits-information-centers (which includes information for clients in Spanish).

at The Field Library
4 Nelson Avenue
Peekskill, United States

Humana Gold Choice Medicare Advantage – Should You Enroll?

Humana Gold Choice Medicare Advantage Plan… what it is, how it works and what makes it different from other Humana Medicare Advantage Plans. Get my 8 Part …
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