Community events and online resources available to help people before Medicare's Annual Enrollment Period, Oct. 15-Dec. 7
Campaign supporters include AARP, Caregiver Action Network, National Association of Area Agencies on Aging (n4a), UnitedHealthcare, Walgreens and others
UnitedHealthcare invites Medicare beneficiaries, their families and caregivers to attend community education events across the country and explore online learning tools during the seventh annual National Medicare Education Week, Sept. 15-21.
National Medicare Education Week offers educational events and resources to baby boomers, Medicare beneficiaries, and their families and caregivers, and begins one month before the start of Medicare's Annual Enrollment Period, Oct. 15-Dec. 7.
With more than 10,000 Americans becoming eligible for Medicare every day, the number of people in need of clear information about Medicare is growing. Part of UnitedHealthcare's Medicare Made Clear™ initiative, National Medicare Education Week was established to help meet this demand and help people make informed, confident decisions about their Medicare coverage.
During National Medicare Education Week, UnitedHealthcare will host dozens of Medicare education events across the country. At the events:
People can also participate in National Medicare Education Week:
"UnitedHealthcare is privileged to serve more than one in five Medicare beneficiaries nationally. Our goal during National Medicare Education Week is to connect people to Medicare information in their preferred learning environment so they can confidently choose coverage that meets their needs this fall," said Brian Thompson, CEO, UnitedHealthcare Medicare & Retirement.
National Medicare Education Week supporters include: AARP, Caregiver Action Network, National Association of Area Agencies on Aging (n4a), UnitedHealthcare, Walgreens, and health care providers, senior centers and other organizations nationwide.
For more information about National Medicare Education Week, visit NMEW.com.
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Plans are insured through UnitedHealthcare Insurance Company or one of its affiliated companies, a Medicare Advantage organization with a Medicare contract. Enrollment in the plan depends on the plan's contract renewal with Medicare.