Hamm announces free Medicare, long-term care insurance events
Posted on 5/17/2010
BISMARCK, N.D.-Insurance Commissioner Adam Hamm announced today that the North Dakota Insurance Department's State Health Insurance Counseling (SHIC) program is holding four free events this summer, educating consumers about Medicare and long-term care insurance.
The Turning 65 events are aimed at helping people new to Medicare understand the process and the options available to them. The free seminars include information about Medicare Part D, Medicare supplements and Medicare Advantage plans.
"We receive calls every day from people new to Medicare that need help," Hamm said. "These seminars are a great way to learn more about the program."
Bismarck's Turning 65 seminar will be held 6:30-9 p.m. Thursday, June 3 at the Doublewood Inn, 1400 E. Interchange Ave.
Dickinson's Turning 65 seminar will be held 6:30-9 p.m. Tuesday, June 8 at the Days Inn, 532 15th St. W.
Fargo's Turning 65 seminar will be held 6:30-9 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 11 at the Country Inn and Suites, 3316 13th Ave. S.
The new Long-Term Care Insurance 101 seminar will provide information about what long-term care is, what long-term care insurance covers and who should consider purchasing it. Long-Term Care Insurance 101 will be held 6:30-8 p.m. Tuesday, July 13 at Fargo's Country Inn and Suites, 3316 13th Ave. S.
Registration is required for all events. For more information or to register, call 1.888.575.6611 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
SHIC, a division of the North Dakota Insurance Department, offers free and confidential help with Medicare and other health insurance.