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Medicare Educational Seminars

There is never any Marketing of any products at the seminars. The seminars are for information and education only.

What is covered in the seminar?

Citrus Heights Medicare Educational Seminar

Kevin Knauss presenting information on Medicare at the Citrus Heights Senior Center August 25, 2011

  1. Original Medicare Parts A & B

  2. Part C Medicare Advantage Plans

  3. Part D Prescription Drug Plans

  4. Medicare Supplements or Medigap Plans

  5. Eligibility for the various parts of Medicare

  6. How to get help paying premiums, deductibles, copays, and coinsurance.

Who can attend?

  1. Anyone in Medicare or transitioning to Medicare.

  2. Friends and family of folks in Medicare that want to know more about this important health insurance program.

  3. The seminars are free and open to the public.

To reserve your seat, please call Kevin at 916-521-7216 or email

Medicare Educational Events

I am available to speak at your club, organization, non-profit or other public gathering on the basics of Medicare. My presentation on the basics of Medicare is strictly educational as underscored by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Managed Care Regulations:

42 CFR 422.2268(l), 423.2268(l)Educational events are events designed to inform Medicare beneficiaries about MA, Prescription Drug or other Medicare programs, but do not steer, or attempt to steer potential enrollees toward a specific plan or limited number of plans. Educational events may not include any sales activities such as the distribution of marketing materials or the distribution or collection of plan applications. Educational events must be explicitly advertised as “educational,” otherwise they will be considered by CMS as sales/marketing events. Educational events are held in public venues and do not extend to in-home or one-on-one settings.The intent of this guidance is not to preclude plan sponsors from educating beneficiaries about their products; rather, it is to ensure that events that are advertised as “educational” comply withCMS’ requirements. More specifically, plan sponsors may provide education at a sales or marketing event, but may not market or sell at an educational event.

The presentation will center around a Power Point Presentation with an opportunity to ask questions. Presentations can be as short as 30 mins or up to 1 hour depending on the number of questions and discussions.

If you would like to schedule a Medicare Basics presentation, please call me at 916-521-7216, or use the contact form on the website.

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