Rep. Sam Johnson Offers Free Medicare Open Enrollment Info Sessions

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Washington, October 12, 2016 | comments

Washington, D.C. – In an effort to prepare seniors for the 2017 Medicare program, on October 20th and October 25th U.S. Congressman Sam Johnson (TX-03) will host his annual information sessions covering Medicare Open Enrollment.  These informative presentations are free and open to the public. Please note that these sessions are held in different locations in order to provide constituents convenient options.  

“Medicare serves millions of older Americans in our country, but most folks are unaware of how Medicare actually operates because they never received a basic overview of the program,” said Johnson.  “As a result, selecting the best Medicare plan in anticipation of your health care needs can be very confusing.  That is why, in order to help seniors navigate their options, I want to invite folks to attend one of these two helpful information meetings.”

The sessions, hosted in conjunction with the North Central Texas Area Agency on Aging (NCTAAA), will provide a complete overview of the program and will coincide with the annual Medicare and Medicare Prescription Drug Program open enrollment period, which runs between October 15th and December 7th. 

After the program presentation, the NCTAAA will be on hand to take questions regarding the enrollment process.  Please be aware that due to time constraints, attendees interested in one-on-one counseling will be contacted after the session in order to set up an appointment at a later date.

FREE INFORMATION SESSIONS ON MEDICARE

Session I

Thursday, October 20, 2016
10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Allen Senior Recreation Center
451 St. Mary Drive, Allen

Session II

Tuesday, October 25, 2016
10:00 am– 12:00 pm
Plano Senior Center
401 W. 16th Street, Plano

 NCTAA Benefits Counselors will be on hand after the 2017 Medicare Overview Presentation.

For questions regarding counseling services provided by the NCTAAA, please call Mary Jane Douglas at 1-800-272-3921, ext. 7166.

For more information on these events, please contact Congressman Johnson’s Plano office at 469-304-0382.

 

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