On Thursday, Sept.13 at 6 p.m., Fred Hoyt, Regional Coordinator of the Southwestern Vermont Council on Aging and a Certified Medicare Counselor, will discuss Part D Prescription Coverage with information on subsidized programs with both Vermont and the Federal Government. Enrollment and disenrollment periods, as well as special enrollment situations, will also be discussed.
Hoyt is Coordinator of the State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP) which annually assists over 4,000 Medicare beneficiaries in Rutland and Bennington counties.
Handouts from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services will be available. In addition to Medicare beneficiaries, anyone who may be assisting them is encouraged to attend.
Mark Skinner Library is located at 48 West Road. in Manchester. The meeting will take place on the main floor. A ramp is availabe to that level at the Rt. 7A (Main St.) entrance. For more information, contact Cindy Waters at 802.362.2607.