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CLE: Employee to Retiree: What You Need to Know about Medicare

  • 29 Aug 2012
  • 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • 520 Eighth Avenue, North Wing, 4th Floor, NY, NY

Did you know that if someone has retiree benefits or COBRA for more than 8 months without taking Part B, they will not be eligible for a Special Enrollment Period to enroll in Part B and will have to pay a premium penalty?

Join the Medicare Rights Center for our comprehensive training for professionals, Employee to Retiree: What You Need to Know about Medicare, on Wednesday, August 29th at 10:00 a.m.

You’ll get an in-depth look at how best to help clients who are about to retire or have recently retired as they transition from employer coverage to Medicare.

Date:  Wednesday, August 29
Time:  10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Eastern
Where:  Medicare Rights Center
520 Eighth Avenue, North Wing
4th Floor conference room
New York, NY 10018
Fee: $110 per person

What will be covered?


How does Medicare coordinate with employer-based coverage, including group health plans, retiree coverage and COBRA?


When should my clients enroll in Medicare if they have employer-based coverage?


How can they enroll in Medicare if they have other insurance?


What are some common problems and issues?


What if a client did not enroll in Medicare when they should have?

You’ll also receive copies of our helpful guide to Part B Special Enrollment Periods, our guide to navigating the equitable relief process, and our handout on Medicare Savings Programs and how they can help clients enroll in Part B.

Visit Medicare Right Website for more information and to register

Presenters: Medicare Rights’ Director of Education and New York State Policy, Doug Goggin-Callahan, Esq., and Education Associate Katherine Fitzpatrick.
This course has been approved in accordance with the requirements of the New York State Continuing Legal Education Board for a maximum of 3.0 credit hours, all of which can be applied toward the Areas of Professional Practice requirement. Content of the course is appropriate for both newly admitted and experienced attorneys in New York. Financial aid is available for those who qualify.

For financial aid information and for general inquiries, please contact Scarlet Watts at 212-204-6285 or

Best regards,

Scarlet Watts
Director of Marketing and Outreach
Tel: 212-204-6285




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