| Mon, Aug 17, 2015 @ 03:00 PM

National Medicare Education Week is Sept. 15-21

Posted by Medicare Made Clear

national medicare education week 2015Did you know? According to a 2013 UnitedHealthcare survey, most adults can’t identify what Medicare Parts A, B, C and D cover. Also, 70% of baby boomers describe their understanding of Medicare as “fair” or “poor.”

That’s why UnitedHealthcare created National Medicare Education Week (Sept. 15-21) with one goal in mind—to help make Medicare easier to understand.

During National Medicare Education Week, UnitedHealthcare hosts educational events around the country. Attendees may listen to a presentation, get educational materials that they can take home and ask questions face-to-face with local Medicare specialists.

Check now to see if there are National Medicare Education Week events in your area. You will learn about:

  • The different types of Medicare coverage
  • How to decide what coverage is a good fit for you
  • How and when to enroll in Medicare
  • Where to go for more information

No events near you? Try our online Medicare Basics course. It takes about 30 minutes and you can go at your own pace.

Learn more about National Medicare Education Week and how you can take part.

National Medicare Education Week is part of UnitedHealthcare’s Medicare Made Clear initiative. Proud supporters of National Medicare Education Week include <AARP, Caregiver Action Network, National Association of Area Agencies on Aging (n4a), Safeway, Target, Walgreens, and Sam’s Club>.

For more information, explore MedicareMadeClear.com or contact the Medicare helpline 24 hours a day, seven days a week at 1-800-MEDICARE (1-800-633-4227), TTY 1-877-486-2048.

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