DERBY -Griffin Hospital will host a free program on navigating Medicare and health insurance through the state health care exchange on Tues., Nov. 1 at 6 p.m. at the hospital, 130 Division Street, Derby.
“Get Health Insurance and Get the Most Out of It” will feature Joe Deegan, a counselor for Connecticut’s programs for Health Insurance, Outreach, Information and Eligibility Screening (CHOICES), Certified Health Insurance Assisters Margaret Sessa, RN, and Esther Jones, and a medical expert from Griffin Faculty Practice.
Deegan will provide information to help those eligible for Medicare and their caregivers make informed health insurance decisions. The presentation will cover on Medicare, Medigap and Medicare Savings Program (CT Assistance).
Griffin’s Certified Health Insurance Assisters will provide information on navigating Access Health CT, the state’s health insurance exchange, and signing up for Medicaid. They will also be available to make appointments for one-on-one health insurance enrollment assistance.
A member of Griffin’s Faculty Practice will discuss the benefits of establishing a “medical home” with a primary care physician, which can help individuals manage their health and save money.
This talk is part of Griffin Hospital's Healthy U program, a series of free wellness talks featuring Griffin Hospital medical experts and community partners providing trusted health information and answers to questions on a wide range of topics. Light refreshments will be served.
To reserve your spot or for more information, call 203-732-1511 or visit the calendar at griffinhealth.org.
(This is a press release from Griffin Hospital)