Line One: Medicare

Does everyone need to sign up for Medicare at age 65 or do you have other choices? And what does the “prescription doughnut hole” mean, anyway? Find out about the myths and facts of Medicare when Dr. Thad Woodard talks to the head of Alaska’s Medicare Information Office, Judith Bendersky and Robin Schmidt from the State of Alaska’s Medical Information Office this afternoon on Line One: Your Health Connection.

LINKS:

HELPFUL PHONE #’s:

  • Senior Information Office, Alaska’s Medicare Resource: (Local) 269-3680 (Toll Free) 1-800-478-6065
  • Social Security Office Alaska: 1-800-772-1213

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HOST:

  • Dr. Thad Woodard, Anchorage pediatrician

GUEST:

  • Judith Bendersky, head of Alaska’s Medicare Information Office
  • Robin Schmidt, Public Affairs Specialist, Social Security Administration,  State of Alaska

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