Tuesday, February 28, 2012
It's Tuesday - just four days till the weekend, and five things to know:
Happy Tuesday, Woonsocket! Here are some things to bear in mind during your travels today: 1) Medicare: Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island will host an informational Medicare meeting for individuals who are about to be 65 years old and eligible to enroll in Medicare, and for those who are retiring and will no longer have health insurance coverage through an employer. Show up at the Holiday Inn Express at 6 p.m. with a notebook. 2) Claim your listing! Have you claimed your listing in the Woonsocket Patch directory? It's easy, and it can help you to promote your special events and connect with your customers. Here's a video to guide you through the process. 3) Job: Applicants interested in becoming a janitor for the city have until …
Wednesday, January 25, 2012
Sonja Ascoli allegedly defrauded Medicare of more than $70,000.
- POLICE & FIRE
Wednesday, January 25, 2012
A Woonsocket woman who allegedly promised custom fit shoes for diabetics and medical equipment for arthritis sufferers “at no cost” to Medicare beneficiaries at Rhode Island senior centers, housing complexes and assisted living centers, has agreed to plead guilty to defrauding Medicare of more than $70,000, announced U.S. Attorney Peter F. Neronha. Sonja Ascoli, 59, of Woonsocket, was charged in U.S. District Court in Providence on Monday with allegedly participating in a scheme to entice Medicare beneficiaries to order products and medical equipment from the company she represented, Planned Eldercare, of Illinois, by promising that the products would be provided “at no cost” to them. The Medicare Program does not permit copayments to be …
Tuesday, January 24, 2012
Here's what you need to know for today, Jan. 24.
1. City finances are on the agenda as the City Council Audit Subcommittee meets for a work session today at 5 p.m. at Woonsocket City Hall. Presentations are expected from the city auditor and the finance director. 2. Find out all you need to know about Medicare as Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island hosts informational Medicare meetings for individuals who are about to be 65 years old and eligible to enroll in Medicare, and for those who are retiring and will no longer have health insurance coverage through an employer. The meeting is scheduled for 6 p.m. at Holiday Inn Express & Suites, 194 Fortin Dr. 3. Are you an amateur shutterbug, or did you just happen to catch a special shot around the community? Share your photos with fellow…
Wednesday, October 26, 2011
Blue Cross & Blue Shield hosts an information session today at 1 p.m.
Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island Medicare experts will host a meeting today at 1 p.m. at the Holiday Inn Express, 194 Fortin Drive. During the meeting, the public can ask questions about Medicare Advantage plans. Now is the time to plan for next year's coverage. The open enrollment period ends on Dec. 7. Light refreshments will be served, and no RSVP is required. For more information, contact Kimberly Reingold at email@example.com.
Wednesday, October 19, 2011
The state Division of Elderly Affairs will be at the Woonsocket Senior Center on Oct. 21 to help residents navigate through the Medicare open enrollment period.
It's never too soon to start thinking about your health. While the leaves haven't even begun to fall yet, it's already time to plan your health care for the new year, especially for seniors. The Medicare open enrollment period begins Oct. 15 and runs through Dec. 7, according to a press release from the Rhode Island Department of Human Services, Division of Elderly Affairs. Now is the time to make any adjustments to your coverage. Any changes made will take effect on Jan. 1, 2012. Navigating through the health care process can be confusing and cumbersome. To help, Elderly Affairs is planning 30 public forums open enrollment events across the state this fall to help Medicare beneficiaries review their health care and Medicare Prescription …