Pasco, Pinellas, Hillsborough Counties, Florida – (August 15, 2013) The Medical Center of Trinity announces that it is collaborating with the Florida Department of Elder Affairs SHINE program (Serving Health Insurance Needs of Elders) to provide ‘Medicare 101’, a series of Medicare information presentations at Medical Center of Trinity, 9330 State Road 54, Trinity, Florida 34655. The first free seminar will be held on Thursday, September 5, 2013 from 5:30 pm – 7 pm.
The seminar will help those who attend understand:
· Medicare Eligibility
· New Legislation (The Affordable Care Act)
· Medicare Supplemental Insurance (Medigap)
· Medicare Advantage Plans
· Medicare Prescription Drug Coverage and Extra Help
· Medicaid and Medicare Savings Programs
The program will be presented by a specially trained SHINE volunteer from the Florida Department of Elder Affairs and the Pasco-Pinellas Area Agency on Aging, Inc.
Due to limited seating, reservations are required and can be made by calling 727-834-5630.
To receive help from SHINE, to review and enroll in a plan, individuals may contact SHINE’s trained volunteer counselors at 1-800-96-ELDER (1-800-963-5337). Individuals may also visit designated SHINE counseling sites or attend enrollment events in local communities. For a listing of SHINE counseling sites and events visit www.FloridaSHINE.org
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About Medical Center of Trinity
Medical Center of Trinity is a 236 bed, state-of-the-art, all-private room hospital strategically located in the tri-county area of Pasco, Pinellas and Hillsborough Counties. The facility is located at 9330 State Road 54, Trinity, FL 34655, near the intersection of State Road (SR) 54 and Little Road. Medical Center of Trinity clinical and acute-care programs include:
Medical Center of Trinity is an Advanced Certified Primary Stroke Center and is recognized among the nation’s top performers on four key quality measures – heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia, and surgical care by The Joint Commission— the leading accreditor of health care organizations in America. The Cancer Care program is an Accredited Comprehensive Community Cancer Program by the Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons.
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