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Understanding Medicare Changes: Part 2 of 4

How will the Affordable Care Act affect seniors? Where can you get more information to help address your individual situation?

We learned some helpful information about Medicare from our presenters from SHIP (State Health Insurance Assistance Program). For instance, there is a lot of confusion about the Affordable Care Act, also known as “ObamaCare,” and how it will effect seniors.

Thankfully, according to our expert presenters and Medicare.gov, there is some really great news for seniors included in this article:

Top 5 things to know about the Affordable Care Act (ACA) if you have Medicare

In short, your Medicare coverage is protected, and there will be a greater focus on preventative care, much of which will be provided to you free of charge.

For more information on Medicare, you can visit www.medicare.gov or call 1-800-Medicare.

If you need help navigating your personal health insurance situation, there is free help available to you from the NJ SHIP program. You can click here to visit their website or call 1-800-792-8820.