New York State
Insurance Department


ISSUED: 12/10/99

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

MEDIA ADVISORY

LEVIN OFFERS HELP TO UPSTATE SENIORS AFFECTED BY
MEDICARE HMO CHANGES

            Superintendent Neil D. Levin today announced that representatives from the Department will join members of the Health Care Financing Administration to assist seniors who are affected by Medicare HMO changes. The Department will provide information on the options that are available to them if their coverage is terminated, as well as answers to any insurance related questions.

            The representatives will be available as follows:

Hudson
December 13
Columbia Greene Community College
Room 206
Hudson, NY
1 to 4 p.m.

            In addition, Medicare beneficiaries are encouraged to call the Insurance Department’s toll-free telephone number at 1-800-342-3736 for more information or visit the Department’s Web site at www.ins.state.ny.us for information on coverage options.


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