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Planning for Medicare


    As you approach Medicare eligibility, you may have a lot of questions. Planning for Medicare - Countdown to 65 is a comprehensive seminar that can help you understand your health insurance options after your employer sponsored plan has ended. Whether you`re planning to retire soon or will continue working, this seminar will provide you with the information you need to make informed decisions about your future health care needs.

    What will Planning for Medicare-Countdown to 65 cover?

    Planning for Medicare is a presentation and discussion led by a Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Representative. The topics typically include:

    • Medicare and Medicare Parts A and B

    • Medicare enrollment timeline

    • Medigap plans that help supplement Medicare coverage

    • Medicare Advantage plans, such as HMOs and PPOs

    • Medicare Part D prescription drug plans

    Plans and programs available to early retirees, such as Cobra

Event Location: 
Queset House, 2nd Floor Conference Room