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  • Help with Medicare

    The Medicare Open Enrollment period is coming soon. Between October 15 and December 7, 2022 those people 65 and over can sign up for Medicare or change the plans they currently have.

    If you need a little guidance, Mount Prospect Public Library is hosting two programs that might help. On Wednesday, October 5 at 11 am, at the program Choosing Your Medicare Supplement Policy Tom Kilkenny from Weiss Financial Ratings will provide information about Medicare Supplement Insurance (Medigap). Learn how to use the Financial Rating Series Online web resource to help you identify hidden costs, compare prices, and choose the best plan. Kilkenny will also demonstrate how to get a customized pricing report for free with your library card. 

    At the program Understanding Medicare on Thursday, October 13 at 7 pm, Medicare specialist John Larson will explain in detail Medicare, Medicare Advantage, Medicare Supplement, and prescription drug coverage. Learn important information about how to choose the right plan for you. Larson is a local independent insurance broker with 50 years of experience who specializes in Medicare coverage.

    Both of these programs are in-person. You can register for these and other Library programs by going to the Library’s online calendar or by calling the Library at 847-253-5675.

    For additional information about Medicare, go to the main Medicare website medicare.gov.