Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano recently announced that the Nassau County Department of Human Services, Office for the Aging is collaborating with CMS (Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services) to provide consumer information forums on Medicare health and prescription drug plan options for older residents.
The open enrollment period for Medicare begins on Oct. 15, 2013 and will continue through Dec. 7, 2013. During this period, currently enrolled beneficiaries can make changes to their Medicare health plan and/or Part D coverage and register for a different plan that will best suit their personal situations.
Representatives from a number of health-related organizations will be available to explain how to compare the different available plans and what factors to considerprior to enrolling in a new plan.
The nearest informational session will take place at the Bethpage Senior Community Center, located at 103 Grumman Road West in Bethpage, on Tuesday, October 29, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
For more info, call the site directly at (516) 571-9910 or (516) 227-8915 for directions and information.