Affordable Healthcare Discussion - MGH&FC
“Getting Affordable Healthcare” ‒ Topic For February MGH&FC Shelton Diabetes Support Group Meeting. SHELTON, Wash. – Adequate, affordable healthcare is of great concern to everyone, and of particular importance to those managing diabetes. The next Mason General Hospital & Family of Clinics Shelton Diabetes Support Group meeting will deal with the many questions surrounding the new healthcare options in a class entitled, “Nuts & Bolts: Getting Affordable Healthcare – Now is the Time”. The meeting is scheduled for Thursday, February 20, 2014 at 1 p.m. in the Pershing Meeting room at Mason General Hospital.
>There will be three guest speakers in attendance – Lee Ayers, MGH&FC’s In-Person Assister Program project manager; Nikki Lundberg, Area Agency on Aging's senior information & assistance specialist; and Tara Snook, medical insurance specialist. They will address all concerns regarding the Affordable Care Act – including Apple Health, Medicaid, Medicare, and secondary insurances; and clarify the Medicare ‘gap’ and Medicare prescription ‘doughnut hole’. They will also provide information on what Medicaid and Medicare cover, and advice on the best individual plan choices for those with diabetes, reserving time for questions and answers. Family members/significant can also to attend to gain knowledge of the new system and for the help they provide to their loved ones with diabetes.