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FROM STAFF REPORTS Published: November 18, 2012
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The content found on Healthcare 411 gives consumers information they can use to improve the quality of their health and help them to better understand the health care system. The website is http://healthcare411.ahrq.gov.

Deadline to enroll in Medicare drug plans is approaching

The deadline to enroll or update benefits in Medicare is Dec. 7. Adults who have questions about enrollment or benefits can call Oklahoma's Senior Health Insurance Counseling Program for free counseling.

This organization provides accurate and objective counseling, assistance and advocacy relating to Medicare, Medicaid, Medicare supplements, Medicare Advantage, long-term care and other related health coverage plans for Medicare beneficiaries, their representatives, or people soon to be eligible for Medicare.

The Senior Help Line's number is (800) 763-2828. You can also call Medicare directly at (800) 633-4227.

From Staff Reports