Hundreds of local concerned and confused residents attended seeking information.
Meeting attendees heard information about the basic Part D program, Illinois specific information regarding the new Illinois Cares Rx Program (formerly Circuit Breaker pharmaceutical assistance), the Extra Help Program administered by Social Security, and an analysis of the Medicare Part D law and current program. Attendees were encouraged to be cautious consumers and beware of insurance scams. Champaign County Health Care Consumers announced the creation of a new task force dedicated to Medicare Rights that will launch a campaign to support reforming Part D to better meet the needs of Medicare beneficiaries.
Local residents fill Part D Community Meeting looking for answers
Sponsored by: Champaign County Health Care Consumers, Active Seniors’ Options, Inc., Carle Foundation Hospital, PACE, Provena Covenant Medical Center, Senior Resource Center of Family Service
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