UnitedHealth Group Inc. : UnitedHealthcare Hosts Meetings across New Hampshire to Educate Medicare Beneficiaries about Their Health Care Options
04/25/2012| 08:10am US/Eastern
Community meetings designed to help baby boomers and other Medicare
beneficiaries understand the basics of Medicare and make informed health
UnitedHealthcare will host a series of community meetings across New
Hampshire to help baby boomers and other Medicare beneficiaries better
understand the Medicare program so they can make confident health care
Every day for the next decade, 10,000 boomers will turn 65 and become
eligible for Medicare, bringing tremendous growth to the country's
largest health insurance program. In New Hampshire, 231,000 baby boomers
will turn 65 this year. The UnitedHealthcare community meetings will
help these newly eligible individuals and other Medicare beneficiaries
learn about their Medicare options.
"Our goal is to help people enrolling in Medicare for the first time or
making changes to their coverage feel more comfortable and secure in the
process," said Steve King, regional vice president of UnitedHealthcare
Medicare & Retirement in New Hampshire. "By holding meetings in
convenient neighborhood locations across New Hampshire, we hope to make
it easier for people to get the information they need to make an
informed decision regarding their health care coverage."
At the meetings, local licensed sales agents who understand the
community and the needs of local beneficiaries will present information
about the basics of Medicare, including the different parts of the
program, eligibility requirements and enrollment windows. An overview of
UnitedHealthcare Medicare Advantage plans available in New Hampshire
will also be presented. Attendees will have an opportunity to ask
questions about their coverage options and how to find coverage in their
community that best meets their health and financial needs.
Monthly meetings will be held in four cities across New Hampshire
Hampton Inn & Suites, 195 Laconia Road, Tilton; third Saturday of each
month at 10 a.m.; second and fourth Thursday of each month at 7 p.m.
Holiday Inn Express, 77 Farmington Road, Rochester; third Saturday of
each month at 11:30 a.m.; second and fourth Tuesday of each month at 7
Residence Inn by Marriott, 91 Hall St., Concord; second and fourth
Wednesday of each month at 7 p.m.; third Saturday of each month at 10
Best Western Plus Sovereign Hotel, 401 Winchester St., Keene; third
Saturday of each month at 10 a.m.; second and fourth Wednesday of each
month at 7 p.m.
More than 84,000 New Hampshire beneficiaries are enrolled in
UnitedHealthcare Medicare plans. With more than 10 million members
enrolled in its plans nationwide, UnitedHealthcare is the largest
business dedicated to meeting the health and well-being needs of seniors
and other Medicare beneficiaries.
For more information about Medicare, beneficiaries can visit www.Medicare.gov
"like" Medicare Made Clear on Facebook or follow @MedicareClear on
Twitter. More information about UnitedHealthcare Medicare plans can be
found at www.UHCMedicareSolutions.com.
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Plan is insured or covered by UnitedHealthcare Insurance Company or one
of its affiliates, a Medicare Advantage organization with a Medicare
A sales person will be present with information and applications. For
accommodation of persons with special needs at sales meetings, please
call 1-877-486-2048, TTY 711.
Sarah Bearce, 952-931-4732
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