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AARP-SHIIP Teletown Hall on 2016 Medicare Open Enrollment

Richard Swearinger
AARP Iowa State Director Kent Sovern hosted a live Tele-Town Hall in October with leaders of Iowa's Senior Health Insurance Information Program (SHIIP) to review the latest for the open enrollment period for Medicare Part D for 2017.

Click here to listen to this important information that SHIIP leaders Kris Gross and Patty Price shared with more than 9,500 AARP Iowa members from across the state on Tuesday, Oct. 11th.

Key topics included updates on Medicare Part D and Medicare Advantage open enrollment, which is from Oct. 15 to Dec. 7, 2016, tips on saving money on drug coverage, information on Medicare preventive services and advice on how to get extra help with Medicare drug costs.

If you have immediate questions or would like help with navigating the Medicare system, especially with a Medicare or Medicare Part D comparison before the Dec. 7th deadline, contact counselors with Iowa’s Senior Health Insurance Information Program or SHIIP by calling toll-free 1-800-351-4664, or visit SHIIP's website, or Medicare's website, We hope you enjoy this informative web event.

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