Medicare Open Enrollment Workshop

Wednesday, November 7th, 12:00 noon to 3:30 pm | Congregation Agudath Achim

Open Statewide ~ phone appointments can be scheduled during the week if you would prefer not to drive to Little Rock.

Sandwiches and Refreshments Provided RSVP to attend or to schedule a phone appointment: or 501-663-3571

Jewish Federation of Arkansas is hosting a Medicare Open Enrollment Workshop on Wednesday, November 7th, from 12:00 noon to 3:30 at Congregation Agudath Achim (7901 W. 5th Street | Little Rock) and statewide by phone appointment. Insurance specialists from the Arkansas Insurance Commission Senior Health Insurance Information Program (SHIIP) will help you compare plans and rates.

Frequently Asked Questions

When is Open Enrollment?

Medicare Open Enrollment runs from October 15th through December 7th, 2018, for a January 1, 2018 effective date. During open enrollment you can switch your Part D
or Medicare Advantage plan.

Why should I participate

It's important to reevaluate your coverage and compare Medicare rates and plans every year. Insurance companies frequently change the hospitals, doctors, prescription drugs, premiums, and deductibles that are covered. Will your preferred hospital and doctors still be covered in 2018? Will your prescription medicines be covered? Did your premium, deductible, or co-pay increase? Which plan is the best plan for you?

Should I attend?

  • No, if you have Tricare.

  • Yes, if you or a family member.

    • Will be age 65 or older in 2018, or under 65 and have received Social Security Disability benefits for at least 24 months

    • Would like information about Medicare Part A, Part B (Medical) and/or Part D (Prescription Drug Plan) this replaces parts A, B and D; also called Medicare Advantage

    • Have Medicare with Medicaid and want to be sure your prescriptions are covered on your Part D plan

    • Would like to know if you qualify for financial assistance for Medicare

What should I bring?

Bring your Medicare card and a list of prescription medicines including quantities and dosages. Tip: Bring your prescription bottles in a brown bag.