Valley Medical Group News

Medicare Open Enrollment Event Advisory


The Valley Hospital/Mount Sinai Comprehensive Cancer Care will present a Medicare Open Enrollment event that’s open to the public on Wednesday, November 16, from 1 to 3 p.m., at the Dorothy B. Kraft Building on 15 Essex Road in Paramus, New Jersey. A state-trained and certified State Health Insurance Program (SHIP) Medicare Counselor from the Bergen County Division of Senior Services in Hackensack will be available to assist with Medicare Open Enrollment and answer questions related to Medicare, including the following: Medicare changes for 2017, differences between Medicare and HMO Medicare Advantage plans; 2017 prescription plans; benefits to choosing a Medicare plan versus a HMO Medicare Advantage plan; differences between Part A, B, C Medicare; out-of-pocket expenses; social security; and pharmaceutical assistance.

Those interested in attending should RSVP to Gail Johnson, Patient Financial Advocate at The Valley Hospital, at 201-634-5644 or