Falls Prevention Awareness Day 9-23-2019

The Center for Aging is offering Falls risk assessment, blood pressure screenings and giveaways. (Bring medications with you to be viewed.)

When: Monday Sept. 23rd, 2019 10:00 am- 1:00 pm

Where: East Suffolk Parks and Recreation Center 138 6th St Suffolk, VA 23434

New to Medicare? What you Need to Know! Educational Seminar

HEALTH INSURANCE CLAIM FORM , Application Concept health care

FREE informational event!

Join our community to find out about all your Medicare Insurance Presented by Paula Q. Wallace, Medicare Subject Matter Expert. This educational seminar will inform you about Medicare and all the parts that go with it. Opportunity to ask questions.

Open to the public. Not a Sales presentation.

Light refreshments. There is no cost or obligation to attend. RSVP not required but appreciated.

June 25th, 2019 at 6:30 pm
Collaboration Space of Hampton Roads
4112 George Washington Memorial Hwy
Yorktown, VA 23692

For more info, call Paula at 757-232-4678

New to Medicare?

Have you seen the television commercial about a couple confronting a huge maze?  An insurance agent driving a bulldozer rescues them and gets them through the Medicare maze.  It is an apt analogy for those who be new to Medicare insurance.  It is complicated and confusing if you do not have a guide.

You are invited to attend an educational seminar about all the Medicare insurance options.  There is no cost nor obligation to attend.  It will be presented by Paula Q. Wallace of PQ Wallace insurance Consultants.   Paula is an independent insurance broker/agent with years of training and experience in guiding consumers through the Medicare system.

Tuesday, June 25, 2019   4112 George Washington Memorial Highway, Suite 1, Yorktown, VA 23692.

6: 30 PM.  The public is invited and light refreshments will be served.

For more information, contact Paula at 757-232-4678 or check out her website,

www.pqwic.com .

Due to Social Security Glitch, You May have to Pay!

If you elected to have Social Security withhold funds from your Social Security to
cover your Prescription Drug Plan (PDP), you may have to pay to catch up. Due to
a system error, the Social Security Administration (SSA) and the Railroad
Retirement Board (RRB), did not withhold funds needed to pay for the cost of
your prescription plan. Be on the lookout for a bill from your insurance company
to cover February, March and April premiums. Evidently, this issue affected all
PDP insurance carriers.
To add even more confusion, because members now have past-due amounts, the
premium payment option has been changed to direct billing effective February 1, 2019. This means you have to pay any past-due amounts directly to the insurance
company that sends you a bill.
I recommend that you call your insurance company when you receive the notice
and bill. Ask them to restart your SSA premium deduction. This may take up to
90 days so be prepared to make payments monthly until the deductions start
This is not the fault of your insurance carrier. You are NOT at risk of having your
plan terminated, IF you start making payments. If you are confused or if this is a
financial hardship, please contact the customer service number on the back of
your prescription card.