Medicare Educational Event

Welcome to Medicare - Virtual Fair

Event Date: 
Wednesday, June 23, 2021 - 2:00pm to 6:00pm
Location: 

This is an online event. Participants will join via their desktop or device. Time shown is Central Standard Time. 

 

Event Details: 

Learn about signing up for Medicare! This national fair is for people turning 65, retiring, or joining Medicare because of a disability.

There is no cost to attend. This event is made possible through a grant from the federal government.

Anyone who registers can attend all or part of this online event. You will need a computer or mobile device to participate.

Get trusted, unbiased Medicare education from the State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP) national network. There will be expert SHIP presenters on Medicare eligibility, enrollment, costs, and coverage options (agenda is below).

Visit virtual exhibits and chat with a SHIP about your individual questions. In your state, SHIP services may be provided under another name, such as CHOICES, HIICAP, SHINE, Senior Linkage Line, or an Area Agency on Aging. Regardless of the name, all SHIPs nationally are federally funded to provide local, trusted, and unbiased Medicare Help.

Register using the button below. After you register, you will receive a confirmation email from info@shiphelp.org. You may need to check your spam folder. In the meantime, if you have questions, contact us at info@shiphelp.org.

 

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Welcome to Medicare - Blair

Event Date: 
Thursday, May 27, 2021 - 7:00pm
Location: 

Blair Library and Technology Center

2233 Civic Drive

Blair, NE 68008

 

Event Details: 

Medicare can be a complicated topic. Worst yet, there is a lot of misinformation that can lead to decisions that may result in penalty and a delay of benefits. In order to avoid mistakes you are invited to learn about the basics of Medicare and what you need to consider when you are approaching Medicare eligibility. Welcome to Medicare will provide you comprehensive information about Medicare and addresses these questions:

- What does Medicare cost and cover?

- When should I enroll in Medicare and what rules do I need to know?

-  What is the difference between Medicare with a supplement versus Medicare Advantage? 

You are invited to attend Welcome to Medicare to learn the answers to these questions and more. Welcome to Medicare is provided by Nebraska SHIP a member of the national SHIP network and a division of the Nebraska Department of Insurance. 

To register call the Burt County Extension Office at 402.374.2929 or the Washington County Extension Office at 402.426.9455.

Please note that social distancing and masks will be required. 

Navigating Medicare.gov - Webinar

Event Date: 
Tuesday, July 20, 2021 - 6:00pm
Location: 

This class will be viewed from your home computer or device.

NOTE: The starting time shown above is Central Standard Time (CST). This class will begin at 5 p.m. Mountain Standard Time (MST).

 

Event Details: 

Medicare drug coverage is confusing. Each year Medicare drug plans can make changes to the cost and coverage you can receive. Knowing how to pick the right plan to meet your needs is important to ensure you get the best coverage at the lowest cost. Navigating Medicare.gov will arm you with the knowledge to navigate Medicare's plan finder tool to make an informed decision. Navigating Medicare.gov will provide you a step by step guide to using Medicare.gov to address these questions:

- How much will my prescriptions cost?

- Which Medicare drug plan will cover my prescriptions? 

- Where can I get the best prices for my prescriptions? 

You are invited to attend Navigating Medicare.gov to learn the answers to these questions and view a demonstration of how to use the plan finder tool on Medicare.gov. Navigating Medicare.gov is provided by Nebraska SHIP a member of the national SHIP network and a division of the Nebraska Department of Insurance. 

Click here to register. 

 

Welcome to Medicare - Webinar

Event Date: 
Tuesday, July 13, 2021 - 6:00pm
Location: 

This class will be viewed from your home computer or device.

NOTE: The starting time shown above is Central Standard Time (CST). This class will begin at 5 p.m. Mountain Standard Time (MST). 

Event Details: 

Medicare can be a complicated topic. Worst yet, there is a lot of misinformation that can lead to decisions that may result in penalty and a delay of benefits. In order to avoid mistakes you are invited to learn about the basics of Medicare and what you need to consider when you are approaching Medicare eligibility. Welcome to Medicare will provide you comprehensive information about Medicare and addresses these questions:

- What does Medicare cost and cover?

- When should I enroll in Medicare and what rules do I need to know?

-  What is the difference between Medicare with a supplement versus Medicare Advantage? 

You are invited to attend Welcome to Medicare to learn the answers to these questions and more. Welcome to Medicare is provided by Nebraska SHIP a member of the national SHIP network and a division of the Nebraska Department of Insurance. 

Click here to register. 

 

Welcome to Medicare - Scottsbluff

Event Date: 
Wednesday, September 15, 2021 - 5:30pm
Location: 

Scottsbluff Runza Restaurant Meeting Room

1817 Broadway 

Scottsbluff, NE 69361

 

Event Details: 

Medicare can be a complicated topic. Worst yet, there is a lot of misinformation that can lead to decisions that may result in penalty and a delay of benefits. In order to avoid mistakes you are invited to learn about the basics of Medicare and what you need to consider when you are approaching Medicare eligibility. Welcome to Medicare will provide you comprehensive information about Medicare and addresses these questions:

- What does Medicare cost and cover?

- When should I enroll in Medicare and what rules do I need to know?

-  What is the difference between Medicare with a supplement versus Medicare Advantage? 

You are invited to attend Welcome to Medicare to learn the answers to these questions and more. Welcome to Medicare is provided by Nebraska SHIP a member of the national SHIP network and a division of the Nebraska Department of Insurance. 

To register call 308.765.5546

 

Welcome to Medicare - Scottsbluff

Event Date: 
Wednesday, July 21, 2021 - 5:30pm
Location: 

Scottsbluff Runza Restaurant Meeting Room

1817 Broadway 

Scottsbluff, NE 69361

 

Event Details: 

Medicare can be a complicated topic. Worst yet, there is a lot of misinformation that can lead to decisions that may result in penalty and a delay of benefits. In order to avoid mistakes you are invited to learn about the basics of Medicare and what you need to consider when you are approaching Medicare eligibility. Welcome to Medicare will provide you comprehensive information about Medicare and addresses these questions:

- What does Medicare cost and cover?

- When should I enroll in Medicare and what rules do I need to know?

-  What is the difference between Medicare with a supplement versus Medicare Advantage? 

You are invited to attend Welcome to Medicare to learn the answers to these questions and more. Welcome to Medicare is provided by Nebraska SHIP a member of the national SHIP network and a division of the Nebraska Department of Insurance. 

To register call 308.765.5546

 

Welcome to Medicare - Scottsbluff

Event Date: 
Wednesday, June 16, 2021 - 5:30pm
Location: 

Scottsbluff Runza Restaurant Meeting Room

1817 Broadway 

Scottsbluff, NE 69361

 

Event Details: 

Medicare can be a complicated topic. Worst yet, there is a lot of misinformation that can lead to decisions that may result in penalty and a delay of benefits. In order to avoid mistakes you are invited to learn about the basics of Medicare and what you need to consider when you are approaching Medicare eligibility. Welcome to Medicare will provide you comprehensive information about Medicare and addresses these questions:

- What does Medicare cost and cover?

- When should I enroll in Medicare and what rules do I need to know?

-  What is the difference between Medicare with a supplement versus Medicare Advantage? 

You are invited to attend Welcome to Medicare to learn the answers to these questions and more. Welcome to Medicare is provided by Nebraska SHIP a member of the national SHIP network and a division of the Nebraska Department of Insurance. 

To register call 308.765.5546

 

Medicare Assistance in Alliance

Event Date: 
Monday, May 10, 2021 - 9:00am to 3:00pm
Location: 

Nebraska Extension in Box Butte County

415 Black Hills Ave.

Alliance, NE 69301

 

Event Details: 

On Monday, May 10, 2021, Jeanne Murray, Nebraska SHIP volunteer, will be at the Nebraska Extension Office in Box Butte County, 415 Black Hills Ave., Alliance from 9 – 3 to explain 2021 Medicare enrollment procedures, compare/enroll in prescription drug plans for those new to Medicare and assist Medicare-Medicaid beneficiaries needing to change their prescription drug plan.  Masks for COVID 19 are optional. 

For an appointment, call 308-632-6554.  Leave a message with your name and phone number.  Your call will be returned. 

 

Welcome to Medicare - West Point

Event Date: 
Wednesday, July 28, 2021 - 5:30pm
Location: 

This class provided in partnership with Northeast Community College.

West Point Extended Campus

202 Anna Stalp Avenue

West Point, NE 68788

 

Event Details: 

Medicare can be a complicated topic. Worst yet, there is a lot of misinformation that can lead to decisions that may result in penalty and a delay of benefits. In order to avoid mistakes you are invited to learn about the basics of Medicare and what you need to consider when you are approaching Medicare eligibility. Welcome to Medicare will provide you comprehensive information about Medicare and addresses these questions:

- What does Medicare cost and cover?

- When should I enroll in Medicare and what rules do I need to know?

-  What is the difference between Medicare with a supplement versus Medicare Advantage? 

You are invited to attend Welcome to Medicare to learn the answers to these questions and more. Welcome to Medicare is provided by Nebraska SHIP a member of the national SHIP network and a division of the Nebraska Department of Insurance. 

Click here to register. 

 

Welcome to Medicare - Ainsworth, Norfolk, O'Neill, & South Sioux City

Event Date: 
Thursday, July 29, 2021 - 5:30pm
Location: 

This class is provided in partnership with Northeast Community College and will be held at these locations at the same time with instruction being provided remotely. 

Ainsworth Regional Office, 1292 East 4th Street (Inside Educational Service Unit #17 Training Building), Ainsworth, NE 69210

Norfolk Campus, 801 East Benjamin Avenue, Norfolk, NE 68702

O'Neill Extended Campus, 505 East Highway 20, O'Neill, NE 68763

South Sioux City Extended Campus, 1001 College Way, South Sioux City, NE 68776

 

Event Details: 

Medicare can be a complicated topic. Worst yet, there is a lot of misinformation that can lead to decisions that may result in penalty and a delay of benefits. In order to avoid mistakes you are invited to learn about the basics of Medicare and what you need to consider when you are approaching Medicare eligibility. Welcome to Medicare will provide you comprehensive information about Medicare and addresses these questions:

- What does Medicare cost and cover?

- When should I enroll in Medicare and what rules do I need to know?

-  What is the difference between Medicare with a supplement versus Medicare Advantage? 

You are invited to attend Welcome to Medicare to learn the answers to these questions and more. Welcome to Medicare is provided by Nebraska SHIP a member of the national SHIP network and a division of the Nebraska Department of Insurance. 

Click here to register.