Medicare 101 coming to Butler

Date: March 16, 2016 | Category: News

Are you or someone you know getting ready to enroll in Medicare? Do you have questions about benefits? If so, we have the answers.
Care Connection for Aging Services will conduct a “Medicare 101” presentation at 5:30 p.m. March 21 at the Butler Senior Center at 611 Mill St. The 30-minute session is designed for people who are new to Medicare. People will learn about the benefits, premiums, deductibles and copayments, as well as the differences in Parts A, B, C, and D.
The session is free and open to the public. The presentation also will cover how to find additional help to pay for prescriptions and medical care.
The workshop also addresses prescription drug plans, supplemental insurance and Medicare Advantage plans. A question-and-answer session will follow.
Care Connection partners with CLAIM, the State Health Insurance Assistance Program, to provide Medicare and Medicaid information and assistance in West Central Missouri counties, including Bates. Care Connection does not sell insurance and will not recommend a particular policy.
Care Connection, a non-profit area agency on aging serving West Central Missouri, operates 22 senior centers in 13 counties – including Bates. Its mission is to provide resources and services that empower people to create healthy aging experiences. For more information, call 1-800-748-7826 or email us at