Mayor Mark A. Smith announced that the City of Bayonne will host a Medicare open enrollment event on Wednesday, October 30, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., in the City Council Chambers, at 630 Avenue C. The event will give Medicare patients the opportunity to compare plans, and make sure that they have the right health and prescription drug coverage. It is time for Medicare patients to review their Medicare Part D prescription drug plan. It is also time to consider health insurance that works with Medicare, including Medigap and Medicare Advantage plans. Patients may stay with their current plan if they are happy with it, or look for a new one with better coverage, higher quality, and lower cost.
The Medicare Open Enrollment period began on October 15 and runs through December 7, 2013. New enrollments will take effect on January 1, 2014.
Representatives of the Bayonne Office On Aging and the Hudson County Senior Health Insurance Plan will be on hand to assist the public.
For more information, please call the Bayonne Office On Aging at 201-858-6119.
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