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HICAP, Montecito YMCA Team Up to Present ‘Understanding Medicare’ Seminar

By Bill Batty for HICAP |

HICAP (Health Insurance Counseling and Advocacy Program) will sponsor a free seminar for people interested in better understanding Medicare benefits and recent changes.

The "Understanding Medicare" presentation will begin at 2 p.m. Friday, June 27 at the Montecito YMCA, 591 Santa Rosa Lane in Montecito.

“HICAP is offering this presentation to help people with Medicare and their caregivers better understand this comprehensive health care program and current changes,” said Karen O’Neil, president of the Board of Directors for the Central Coast Commission for Senior Citizens.

Topics will include a general overview of 2014 Medicare changes and recent changes related to the Affordable Care Act.

HICAP is pleased to partner with the Montecito YMCA in presenting this important information to the community.

HICAP offers free and unbiased counseling and information on Medicare issues. HICAP does not sell, recommend or endorse any insurance product, agent, insurance company or health plan.

The presentation is a service of the Central Coast Commission for Senior Citizens, HICAP with financial assistance, in whole or in part, through a grant from the Center for Medicare and Medical services, the federal Medicare agency.

To reserve a seat and for more information about the ”Understanding Medicare” seminar, contact HICAP at 805.928.5663 or [email protected], or RSVP online by clicking here.

— Bill Batty represents the Health Insurance Counseling and Advocacy Program.




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