(VENTURA, Calif. – August 6, 2013) — SCAN Health Plan has partnered with leading healthcare organizations to engage local seniors in discussions about Medicare. Ventura County seniors will have an opportunity to participate in one of these public discussions at the SCAN Senior Resource Center on Friday, August 23, at 9 a.m. or 1:30 p.m.
SCAN is one of 20 nonprofit organizations throughout the state that has joined the California MedCHAT Collaborative to find out what the public thinks about Medicare’s future and present their views to policy makers. The collaborative is led by the nonprofit organizations Center for Healthcare Decisions and LeadingAge California.
“We are seeking participants for engaging, small-group discussions regarding the future design of Medicare,” said Steve Lehman, MBA, MPH, manager of the SCAN Senior Resource Center. “Facilitators help participants consider the existing Medicare program and what could improve it. These will be stimulating and fun discussions.”
Interested participants must be:
- Willing to share their opinions.
- Able to attend a three-hour group session.
- Able to read small type on a laptop computer.
- Familiar with using a computer and mouse.
SCAN Senior Resource Center is located at 6633 Telephone Road, Suite 100, in Ventura. A limited number of spots are available, and reservations are required. Call 805-658-0365 to register.
For 35 years SCAN Health Plan has been focusing exclusively on the unique needs of seniors and others on Medicare. The company currently has nearly 145,000 members in California. Further information may be obtained at www.scanhealthplan.com or on Facebook at www.facebook.com/scanhealthplan.
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