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New to Medicare (2 part workshops)

Missoula Aging Services

New to Medicare (2 part workshops)
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Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
1 for $35: Workshop entry and materials 6 hours before event starts $35.00 $0.00
2 for $60: Workshop entry and materials
This is a great option for couples, friends or family who want to attend together.
6 hours before event starts $30.00 $0.00

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If you are a current Medicare beneficiary needing information for the Open Enrollment period from October 15th to December 7th please register for the Open Enrollment Workshop


New to Medicare (two-part workshops)

If you were born in 1952, more than likely you are thinking about Medi­care this year. That’s right, Medi­care! For those approaching age 65 or eligible for Medicare due to a dis­ability we invite you to join the spe­cialists at Missoula Aging Services to learn how you can make the most of your Medicare options! Be informed about important enrollment dates, limited guaranteed issue rights, how to save money on your prescription drugs and protect yourself from late enrollment penalties!

There is a lot of advice about Medicare out there: on TV, on the internet, and probably in your mailbox! It's important to get local information, because Medicare options vary by state, and even by county. Missoula Aging Services is the local State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP), meaning you can count on us for local information that is unbiased, helping you make your own decision about Medicare coverage.


Workshop Descriptions

Session 1:  Go over the basics of your Medicare choices. This class helps people who are new to Medicare and want a complete overview of their options. Whether you choose Medicare A & B and a Part D Prescription Drug Plan, and want a Medicare Supplement, or choose a Medicare Advantage plan, this class will help you make an informed decision. In addition, options to help pay for Medicare costs for people with a limited income will be covered. 2 hours.

Session 2: Part two of this class provides a hands-on com­puter interactive workshop; you’ll learn how easy it is to access your personal Medicare claims, plans & coverage, benefits & entitlements. Class meets in a computer lab. 2 hours.


To make the most of the New to Medicare Workshop, be sure to bring:

  • your favorite day planner or calendar

  • your Medicare card, if you have one

  • a completed list of your prescriptions and medical providers. You can use Missoula Aging Services' Medication and Provider List


Upcoming Workshop Dates

The weekday workshop consists of 2 sessions (Monday & Wednesday) from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. The weekend workshop consists of 2 sessions on a Saturday. Time is from 10:00-12:00 p.m. and 1:00-3:00 p.m. with a 1 hour lunch break.  

  • Monday, Oct 22 and Wednesday, Oct 24, 2018 from 6:00-8:00 p.m.

  • Monday, Nov 5 and Wednesday, Nov 7, 2018 from 6:00-8:00 p.m.

  • Monday, Dec 3 and Wednesday Dec 5 2018 from 6:00-8:00 p.m.

  • Monday, Jan 14 and Wednesday, Jan 16 2019 from 6:00-8:00 p.m.

  • Saturday, Feb 23 2019 from 10:00-12:00 p.m and 1:00-3:00 p.m. (1 hour lunch break)

  • Monday, March 18 and Wednesday, March 20 2019 from 6:00-8:00 p.m.

  • Saturday, April 20 2019 from 10:00-12:00 p.m and 1:00-3:00 p.m. (1 hour lunch break)

  • Monday, May 13 and Wednesday, May 15 2019 from 6:00-8:00 p.m.

  • Monday, June 17 and Wednesday, June 19 2019 from 6:00-8:00 p.m.

  • Monday, July 15 and Wednesday, July 17 2019 from 6:00-8:00 p.m.

  • Monday, Aug 19 and Wednesday, Aug 21, 2019 from 6:00-8:00 p.m.


Driving Directions & Map 

Click here to view the Google Map to the workshop or to get directions. Click here to view the University map. 



Parking

Click here to view a map of the closest parking lots to the workshop. There is no cost to park on weekends anytime or weekdays after 5:00 p.m. in the UM parking lots indicated on this map.



Mountain Line Busing

Click here to map a bus route from your location to University of Montana, Continuing Education Conference Center, James Todd Building, 32 Campus Dr. Missoula MT 59812



If you have questions or would like to request a reduced or no cost ticket, call the MAS (406) 728-7682 M-F 8-5 p.m. or email help@missoulaagingservices.org

Have questions about New to Medicare (2 part workshops)? Contact Missoula Aging Services

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Continuing Education Conference Center (James E. Todd Building)
University Montana
32 Campus Drive
Missoula, MT 59812

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