Missouri offering help to seniors wanting to enroll in Medicare

Oct 13, 2014

The Missouri Department of Insurance is offering free help to seniors who want to review their coverage or enroll in Medicare.

Open enrollment for the federal health insurance program for anyone aged 65 and over runs Oct. 15 through Dec. 7.

Those who want to review their current plan, change their drug coverage or enroll can meet in person or talk on the phone with the state's Community Leaders Assisting the Insured of Missouri program.

Counselors can help low-income residents determine if they qualify for federal or state assistance in paying for prescription drugs.

Interested residents can call 800-390-3330 or visit missouriclaim.org for help.