Benefits. Prescriptions drugs. Coverage Gap. Preventative Benefits. Navigating the Medicare System can be difficult, and COAAA has trained staff available to answer your questions.
Learn more about Preventative Benefits here. (You pay nothing for many services!)
Medicare for Beginners Workshops
Are you new to Medicare? Do you need help understanding your options? Join us for one of our upcoming Medicare for Beginners workshops. Talk to our experts to get unbiased information to help you make informed decisions. Registration is recommended. We do not represent or sell insurance products.
All workshops start at 5:30 p.m. at COAAA's building located at 3776 S. High Street, Columbus, OH 43207. To register, call COAAA at 1-800-589-7277.
Upcoming Medicare for Beginners Workshops for 2017
- April 12, 2017
- June 14, 2017
- August 9, 2017
- October 11, 2017
- December 13, 2017
Additional Medicare for Beginners daytime seminars
- May 25, 2017 3 PM
- July 19, 2017 3 PM
The daytime seminars are also located at COAAA's building, 3776 S. High Street, Columbus, OH 43207.
Low Income Subsidy
Medicare offers financial assistance for beneficiaries who are eligible for extra help to pay for the prescription drug benefit (Part D).
If you qualify and are approved for extra help and do not yet have Part D, you may choose and enroll in a Medicare Prescription Drug Plan. Your coverage will begin the first day of the month following your enrollment.
To apply for extra help, please call COAAA at (800) 589-7277.
There are also several agencies available and willing to assist you in determining if you may qualify and help you through the process. Please call:
- Social Security Administration, (800) 772-1213
- The Ohio Senior Health Insurance Information Program (OSHIIP), (800) 686-1578
- Medicare, (800) Medicare (633-4227)
For individuals NOT yet eligible for Medicare, please visit the following sites to explore assistance or discounts for prescription drugs: