Free medicare check-up day event coming to Coshocton County

| October 15, 2018

COLUMBUS – The Ohio Senior Health Insurance Information Program (OSHIIP), a division of the Ohio Department of Insurance, will visit Coshocton County to hold a Medicare Check-Up Day event on Friday, Oct. 19, at the Coshocton County Senior Center. The event will begin at 9 a.m., but counseling is by appointment only. Call, 740-622-4852 to schedule an appointment.

“Medicare Open Enrollment is a once-a-year opportunity for Ohioans who are enrolled in Medicare to compare plans and find one that fits their needs at a price that’s right for them,” said Jillian Froment, director of the Ohio Department of Insurance. “We are holding Medicare Check-Up Day events statewide to ensure Ohioans have access to up-to-date information they need to better understand their options for 2019.” During Medicare’s annual open enrollment, Ohioans can:

  • Change or continue current prescription drug plan;
  • Select a Medicare Advantage Plan, designed for  comprehensive health and drug coverage; and
  • Learn about recent updates to plan changes and financial assistance programs.

Those unable to attend a Medicare Check-Up Day event can contact OSHIIP at 1-800-686-1578, Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., or call Medicare at 1-800-MEDICARE (1-800-633-4227), 24 hours-a-day, seven-days-a-week. Information including specific plan details is available at

To view a complete listing of Medicare Check-Up Day events, visit OSHIIP’s Medicare Check-Up and Annual Enrollment page at

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