For Immediate Release:
June 24, 2021
Oklahoma Made the Top 10 Registration List of the National Welcome to Medicare Virtual Fair
OKLAHOMA CITY – The Medicare Assistance Program (MAP) at the Oklahoma Insurance Department (OID) partnered with the Administration for Community Living (ACL) to host the Welcome to Medicare Virtual Fair yesterday. Oklahoma had over 100 people register for the event ranking #10 among 54 participating states and territories.
“We are grateful for the opportunity to collaborate with other state agencies and participate in this event,” MAP Director Ray Walker said. “Our MAP program provides one-on-one counseling in all 77 counties in Oklahoma. We are here to answer any Medicare questions and assist Oklahomans with information to make choices that best meet their needs.”
Registrants were able to attend general sessions with expert presenters on Medicare eligibility, enrollment, costs and coverage options. If you missed the event yesterday, you can log into the archive and view recordings as long as you registered by June 20. You can also contact MAP to schedule a meeting if you have questions about Medicare.
MAP is part of the national Senior Health Insurance Counseling Program (SHIP) network, funded in part by the U.S. ACL, Office of Healthcare Information and Counseling. MAP provides one-on-one counseling and information for people eligible for Medicare. All services are free, unbiased, and confidential. For more information, contact the MAP at 1-800-763-2828 or visit https://www.map.oid.ok.gov.