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Press Release
 
STATE OF OHIO
DEPARTMENT OF INSURANCE
COMMUNICATIONS OFFICE
 
 

12/2/2016
Lt. Governor Mary Taylor Reminds Ohioans of Dec. 7 Deadline to Decide Medicare Coverage for 2017


 

 

COLUMBUS — Lieutenant Governor Mary Taylor is reminding Ohioans on Medicare that the open enrollment deadline to determine their coverage for 2017 is Dec. 7.
 
Taylor, also director of the Ohio Department of Insurance, said people still undecided or just starting the evaluation process can turn to the department’s Ohio Senior Health Insurance Program (OSHIIP) for free help. OSHIIP last year counseled nearly 423,000 consumers saving a combined $21 million by aligning them with suitable coverage options and financial assistance programs. 
 
To contact OSHIIP call 1-800-686-1578. Medicare information is also available by calling 1-800-MEDICARE and at www.medicare.gov.

 


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The State of Ohio is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Ohio Department of Insurance
50 W. Town Street, Third Floor - Suite 300
Columbus, Ohio  43215
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John Kasich, Governor | Mary Taylor, Lt. Governor / Director
General Info: 614-644-2658 | Consumer Hotline: 800-686-1526
Fraud Hotline: 800-686-1527 | OSHIIP Hotline: 800-686-1578