Welcome to medicare presentation to be held at Lakes Regional Healthcare

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Lakes Regional Healthcare is hosting "Welcome to Medicare," a event designed to help explain Medicare to those who are eligible. The presentation will be held from 6-8:30 p.m. Thursday, April 28, in the Big Spirit conference room at Lakes Regional Healthcare in Spirit Lake.

"We're excited to offer this free seminar to the community," Senior Health Insurance Information Program Counselor Jim Hitchcock said. "Medicare is such an important program and understanding what it offers helps assure that anyone eligible gets the health benefits they deserve."

Welcome to Medicare will cover Medicare Part A and Part B benefits, the prescription drug benefit (Part D), Medicare Advantage plans and Medicare supplement insurance.

The Senior Health Insurance Information Program, is a service of the state of Iowa. SHIIP counselors are trained by the state and do not sell or promote any insurance companies, policies or agents. Lakes Regional Healthcare is a local sponsor for SHIIP in Dickinson County.

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