What's the difference between Medicare and Medicare advantage?
Find answers to questions like this and more at free seminars provided by Blue Cross Blue Shield at locations across Wayne County to help people select a Medicare plan that is right for them.
About 90 percent of people currently on medicare have a gap in coverage and purchase supplemental insurance to close the coverage gap, according to Greg Scheppler, group sales manager for the Blue Care Network.
The open enrollment deadline to select a Medicare plan is Friday, Dec. 7.
"People need to decide if they are looking to go to a medicare advantage plan or change a current plan," Scheppler said. "They won't extend this deadline."
There is one seminar in Trenton:
- 10 a.m. Dec. 4 at the Teifer Building, 2911 William Street
At the seminars, Trenton and Grosse Ile residents can expect fact finding, a question and answer session, and information on benefits.
Reservations to the seminar are recommended. To register call 800-483-7421.