Medicare Educational Event

Medicare Update 2020 - Lincoln

Event Date: 
Wednesday, October 2, 2019 - 6:30pm
Location: 

Bryan East Campus - Plaza Conference Center
1500 S. 48th St.
Lincoln, NE 68506

 

Event Details: 

Alicia Jones, program director for SHIIP, will present 2020 Medicare Updates. Changes and updates to the Medicare program for 2020 will be discussed along with a review of Original Medicare, Medicare Supplemental Insurance, Medicare Advantage Plans and the prescription drug benefit.

To register click here.
 

Medicare Durg Coverage is Changing: Do You Compare - St. Paul

Event Date: 
Wednesday, October 9, 2019 - 1:00pm
Location: 

St Paul Community Library

1301 Howard Ave

St Paul, NE 68873

 

Event Details: 

Medicare prescription coverage can be a complex topic. Each year Medicare prescription drug plans make changes that can affect your cost and coverage. Not knowing about these changes can result in shock at the pharmacy counter in the New Year. You're invited to attend this presentation to learn what changes are coming in 2020 and what you can do to ensure you are getting the best coverage and cost for your prescription medications. The presentation will cover the following: 

- Recap/Overview of Medicare Part A, B, C, and D as well as Medicare Supplements

- Enrollment and Eligibility Deadlines

- 2020 Part D and Part C Options

Open to the public. 

Choosing a Quality Nursing Home - Grand Island

Event Date: 
Thursday, September 26, 2019 - 5:30pm
Location: 

Central Community College - Grand Island

3134 US-34

Grand Island, NE 68801

 

Event Details: 

Learn from Nebraska’s SHIP program how to search for a quality nursing home on the Medicare website. You’ll learn how Medicare covers short-term nursing home stays following hospitalization, but doesn’t cover long-term care or stays in a nursing home. Medicare may cover home- and community-based long-term care in limited situations. This class also will provide information about the Medicare program and what a person should consider in choosing a nursing home or other long-term services.

To register call Judy Weston at 308.398.7445. 

 

Welcome to Medicare - Grand Island

Event Date: 
Wednesday, September 25, 2019 - 5:30pm
Location: 

Central Community College - Grand Island

3134 US-34

Grand Island, NE 68801

 

Event Details: 

As you approach Medicare eligibility, you will soon realize the complexities and confusion that often come with the Medicare program.  Medicare is a program that is made up of ever-changing parts, countless dates, and specific rules depending on your situation.  Because of the complexity of the program, many newly-eligible individuals find themselves lost in a Medicare maze.  One wrong turn can end up delaying your coverage or even preventing enrollment to certain parts of Medicare.

The Nebraska SHIIP is here to walk you through the process, helping to avoid missteps along the way.  

The class will cover the following information:

  • Overview of Medicare Part A, B, C, and D coverage as well as Medicare Supplements
  • Delaying Medicare Enrollment
  • Enrollment and Eligibility Deadlines
  • Qualifying for Extra Help to pay for Prescription Drug Costs
  • Experts from the Nebraska SHIIP will be on hand to answer questions

To register call Judy Weston at 308.398.7445.

 

Pick the Right Medicare Drug Plan - Hastings

Event Date: 
Thursday, September 19, 2019 - 6:00pm
Location: 

Central Community College - Hastings

550 S Technical Blvd

Hastings, NE 68901

 

Event Details: 

Do you compare?

Each year Medicare drug plans make changes to the cost and coverage you can receive. Knowing what those changes are and where to get information on your alternatives is important in ensuring you get the best price and the best coverage, available to you.

Pick the Right Medicare Drug Plan will teach you what tools and resources you have available and what you should consider when it comes to comparing your different options.

To register call Vicki Buss at 402.461.2431. 

 

2020 Medicare Updates, What You Need to Know - Humboldt, NE

Event Date: 
Monday, September 30, 2019 - 7:00pm
Location: 

Colonial Acres of Humboldt

1043 10th Street

Humboldt, NE 68376

 

Event Details: 

Medicare coverage can be a difficult subject to understand. There are many rules to be aware of in regard to enrollment and how services are received and paid for. This confusion can be exasperated when a family remember requires care within a skilled nursing facility or at home. 

This presentation will discuss the basic information you and your family needs to know when it comes to Medicare's coverage of skilled nursing care, home healthcare or hospice care. We will also discuss what a person should consider regarding Medicare's annual Open Enrollment. 

for questions and to RSVP, call Karen Richardson at 402.852.6993.

 

Welcome to Medicare - Scottsbluff

Event Date: 
Thursday, September 26, 2019 - 11:30am
Thursday, September 26, 2019 - 5:00pm
Location: 

Regional West Health Services

4021 Avenue B

Scottsbluff, NE 69361

Meeting held in the Scottsbluff Medical Plaza South, Room 1202

 

Event Details: 

As you approach Medicare eligibility, you will soon realize the complexities and confusion that often come with the Medicare program.  Medicare is a program that is made up of ever-changing parts, countless dates, and specific rules depending on your situation.  Because of the complexity of the program, many newly-eligible individuals find themselves lost in a Medicare maze.  One wrong turn can end up delaying your coverage or even preventing enrollment to certain parts of Medicare.

The Nebraska SHIIP is here to walk you through the process, helping to avoid missteps along the way.  

The class will cover the following information:

  • Overview of Medicare Part A, B, C, and D coverage as well as Medicare Supplements
  • Delaying Medicare Enrollment
  • Enrollment and Eligibility Deadlines
  • Qualifying for Extra Help to pay for Prescription Drug Costs
Open to the public. 
 

Welcome to Medicare - Scottsbluff

Event Date: 
Wednesday, September 25, 2019 - 9:00am
Wednesday, September 25, 2019 - 6:00pm
Location: 

Regional West Health Services

4021 Avenue B

Scottsbluff, NE 69361

Meeting held in the Scottsbluff Medical Plaza South, Room 1202

 

Event Details: 

As you approach Medicare eligibility, you will soon realize the complexities and confusion that often come with the Medicare program.  Medicare is a program that is made up of ever-changing parts, countless dates, and specific rules depending on your situation.  Because of the complexity of the program, many newly-eligible individuals find themselves lost in a Medicare maze.  One wrong turn can end up delaying your coverage or even preventing enrollment to certain parts of Medicare.

The Nebraska SHIIP is here to walk you through the process, helping to avoid missteps along the way.  

The class will cover the following information:

  • Overview of Medicare Part A, B, C, and D coverage as well as Medicare Supplements
  • Delaying Medicare Enrollment
  • Enrollment and Eligibility Deadlines
  • Qualifying for Extra Help to pay for Prescription Drug Costs
Open to the public. 
 

Welcome to Medicare - York

Event Date: 
Tuesday, September 24, 2019 - 5:30pm
Location: 

York General Hospital

2222 N Lincoln Ave

York, NE 68467

 

Event Details: 

As you approach Medicare eligibility, you will soon realize the complexities and confusion that often come with the Medicare program.  Medicare is a program that is made up of ever-changing parts, countless dates, and specific rules depending on your situation.  Because of the complexity of the program, many newly-eligible individuals find themselves lost in a Medicare maze.  One wrong turn can end up delaying your coverage or even preventing enrollment to certain parts of Medicare.

The Nebraska SHIIP is here to walk you through the process, helping to avoid missteps along the way.  

The class will cover the following information:

  • Overview of Medicare Part A, B, C, and D coverage as well as Medicare Supplements
  • Delaying Medicare Enrollment
  • Enrollment and Eligibility Deadlines
  • Qualifying for Extra Help to pay for Prescription Drug Costs

Click here to register. 

 

Medicare Update - Nebraska City

Event Date: 
Thursday, January 9, 2020 - 1:00pm
Location: 

Nebraska City Learning Center
819 Central Ave
Nebraska City, NE 68410

 
Event Details: 

This class is geared toward those individuals who are already enrolled into Medicare. This Medicare Update will provide information in regard to any changes made to Medicare for the New Year, 2020. 

The class will cover:

- Overview of cost and benefits for Medicare Part A, B, C, and D

- Changes to Medicare Supplement options 

- Enrollment and Eligibility Deadlines 

- Qualifying for Extra Help to pay for prescription drug costs

To register click here.