Loring Hospital

“Welcome to Medicare” Seminar Offered at Loring Hospital

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Are you going to be eligible for Medicare in the near future?  Have you been on Medicare for a while and want to better understand what it offers? Do you have a family member you help with Medicare issues?

If you answered yes to any of these questions, Loring Hospital encourages you to attend an upcoming “Welcome to Medicare” seminar. This one-hour seminar presented by one of Loring Hospital’s Senior Health Insurance Information Program (SHIIP) counselors, LeAnn Olhausen, will take place on Wednesday, June 26, 2024 from 5-7 p.m. in the hospital’s West Conference Room. Light refreshments will be available for attendees.

The “Welcome to Medicare” seminar will cover Medicare Part A and Part B benefits, the prescription drug benefit (Part D), Medicare Advantage plans and Medicare supplement insurance. For additional information or to register, please call Olhausen directly at 712-662-6406 by June 18.

“We’re excited to offer this free seminar to the community,” said Olhausen, who is also Loring Hospital’s social worker. “Medicare is such an important program and understanding what it offers helps assure that anyone eligible gets the health benefits they deserve,” she added.

SHIIP is a service of the State of Iowa. Services are free, confidential and unbiased. SHIIP counselors are trained by the state and do not sell or promote any insurance companies, policies or agents.