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March 29, 2011 > Are You Eligible for Medicare?

Are You Eligible for Medicare?

Health Insurance Seminar Will Discuss Qualifications and What Medicare Offers

Starting this year, the oldest members of the baby boom generation are becoming eligible for Medicare. If you or someone you know is turning 65 this year, it's important to know about Medicare coverage.

To help people learn about qualifications for Medicare and what Medicare offers, Washington Hospital is offering a free seminar on Tuesday, April 5 from 10 a.m. to Noon in the Conrad E. Anderson M.D. Auditoriums located at 2500 Mowry Avenue (Washington West) in Fremont. To register for the free seminar, visit or call (800) 963-7070.

Two unbiased health insurance experts from Washington Hospital's Health Insurance Information Service will explain what people need to know as they become eligible for Medicare. The lecture will discuss how Medi-Cal works with Medicare, the differences between Medicare Advantage Plans and Medicare Supplement plans. You will also learn about Medicare Part D Prescription Drug plans and the different options that are available.

We Can Answer Your Questions
Our experts will answer the following questions at the upcoming seminar:

* How Does Medicare Work?
* What Benefits Does Medicare Cover?
* What Costs Does Medicare Pay for?
* How Do I Sign Up?

Washington Hospital Health Insurance Information Service

The Washington Hospital Health Insurance Information Service is a free and confidential service that can provide you with all the information you need to make an informed decision about your health insurance. You can reach this health insurance service by calling (800) 770-9447 anytime from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. You can either have your questions answered over the phone or set up an appointment for a personal consultation.

To learn more about all the services provided by the Washington Hospital Health Insurance Service, visit

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