Representatives from the leading healthcare plans will be available to answer questions on Oct. 4, 17, Nov. 1, 19 and Dec. 3
September 16, 2014

OCEANSIDE, Calif. — Tri-City Medical Center will host a series of five educational open houses to help seniors understand their Medicare options and directly ask questions to representatives of the leading healthcare plans. The following sessions will be conducted in English and Spanish:

  • Saturday, Oct. 4 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Tri-City Wellness Center, 6250 El Camino Real, Carlsbad
  • Friday, Oct. 17 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at Tri-City Medical Center, 4002 Vista Way, Oceanside
  • Saturday, Nov. 1 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Tri-City Medical Center, 4002 Vista Way, Oceanside
  • Wednesday, Nov. 19 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Tri-City Wellness Center, 6250 El Camino Real, Carlsbad
  • Wednesday, Dec. 3 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at Tri-City Medical Center, 4002 Vista Way, Oceanside

Every year, San Diego County seniors who are eligible for Medicare benefits have the opportunity to enroll in a health plan between Oct. 15 and Dec. 7. To qualify for coverage, you must be a U.S citizen or permanent legal resident age 65 or older and eligible for Social Security benefits. Individuals under the age of 65 who have received Social Security benefits for 24 months, pension from the Railroad Retirement Board, or suffer from Lou Gehrig’s disease or permanent kidney failure may also qualify.

More information about eligibility and frequently asked questions about coverage can be found at www.medicare.gov.

Contact (855) 222-8262 for more information.

About Tri-City Medical Center

Tri-City Medical Center has served its community for more than half a century and is a Gold Seal- approved full service, acute-care hospital with two advanced institutes and over 500 physicians practicing in 60 specialties. Tri-City Medical Center has become the county’s leader in robotic and minimally invasive surgical technologies, including being the first to provide in San Diego County the Mazor Renaissance Surgical Guidance System for surgical repair of spinal deformities, injuries and rehabilitation as well as a nationwide destination for hip preservation surgery. Tri-City Medical Center also has the only Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit in North San Diego County, now with the NICView System, a password-protected webcam system that allows parents and relatives to remotely view their newest family member. Tri-City Medical Center was recognized as an innovator in medical treatments, research, technology and care delivery as well as an anchor of health in the country.

For more information about Tri-City Medical Center and Tri-City Healthcare District, please visit www.tricitymed.org.