Understanding the Mysteries of Medicare

by Joanna Smith on Sep 2, 2009

Need help with Medicare?  It’s a complicated system to understand, especially when you’re first enrolling.  Join me in at a workshop in Portland, Oregon September 12th to learn and understand how it works.  The text of the flyer follows:

Are you trying to navigate the Medicare maze for yourself or a
loved one? Become an empowered Medicare consumer by
attending an expert workshop led by one of the nation’s leading
professional advocates.

At the workshop you will:
Learn about eligibility, cost, and coverage options for Medicare
Parts A, B, C (Advantage), D (Prescription Drug) and
Supplemental (Medigap)
Discover how to find and use trustworthy resources in your
community and online
Master tips and tricks for making informed plan choices that are
right for you
When:  Saturday, September 12, 2009
8:30 am to 12:00 pm
Where: Portland State University
(Downtown Portland Campus)
Cost: ! $35
The workshop will be led by Joanna Smith, LCSW, MPH. Joanna is a
nationally recognized expert in Medicare and other patient advocacy
issues. She is the founder and CEO of Healthcare Liaison in California,
and has more than 30 years of experience helping patients and families
navigate the healthcare system.
The workshop is sponsored by Health Advocacy Solutions, a Portland-based nonprofit
dedicated to helping patients, families, and communities get the best care possible.

To register,  visit

http://www.hasolutions.org/upcoming or call 503-828-1078.
Space is limited, so please register soon!

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