Medicare Basics meeting set for Sept. 16 in Fremont | Health & Fitness

If you or someone you love is turning 65 in the near future, now is the time to learn the basics about the Medicare Health Insurance program.

There will be a Medicare Basics informational meeting on Sept. 16 at the Dodge County Extension Office at 1206 W. 23rd St. in Fremont. Current COVID-19 precautions will be taken, including social distancing and masks will be strongly encouraged. If the meeting cannot safely be held in person a Zoom session will be coordinated for those able to join in this manner.

The meeting will begin at 7 p.m. and nothing will be

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Open enrollment period for Medicare coming up | Health & Fitness

Each year plans can restructure the benefits in their Medicare D and/or Medicare Advantage plans. They can change their premium cost, their deductible amount, what drugs they will cover and what the initial copay for each drug will be for the year. Even if you are happy with the plan you had in 2021, you should check to be sure your drugs continue to be covered by your plan and their copay costs haven’t changed significantly. From October 15 until December 7 you will be able to enroll in a different plan if you want for 2022. The Resource Center

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