Medicare 101 Will Help Individuals Prepare for Open Enrollment

For Immediate Release: Friday, August 25, 2017

Sponsored by: Health and Human Services Department, Disability, Aging and Veteran Services (DAVS) Division

Open enrollment for Medicare begins October 15. To help individuals prepare, Washington County Disability, Aging and Veteran Services, along with the City of Beaverton and SHIBA (Senior Health Insurance Benefits Assistance), are offering a free Medicare 101 class.

The informational session will take place on Wednesday, September 6, 2017, from 2-4 p.m. at the main Beaverton City Library, Meeting Room A, located at 12375 SW 5th Street.

This class is geared toward anyone new to Medicare or who needs information about the annual enrollment period, which occurs every year from October 15 through December 7. Participants will learn about Medicare Parts A and B, prescription drug coverage (Part D), Medigap secondary coverage, fraud prevention and open enrollment.

Registration is encouraged but not required. Please call 503-846-3094.

Media Contact:

Wendy Gordon, Communications Coordinator/PIO