Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota sponsoring free Medicare workshops for seniors

FARGO – Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota (BCBSND) will sponsor free Medicare workshops for seniors in four North Dakota cities this month along with Farmers Union Insurance.

The workshops will be held in Grand Forks on Oct. 15, Bismarck on Oct. 17, Fargo on Oct. 18 and Minot on Oct. 23. The workshops are free and open to all North Dakotans who are eligible or soon to be eligible for Medicare. Seniors are encouraged to register for one of the free workshops online at www.medicareworkshopsnd.com or by calling 1-888-235-3905. The first 25 to register for one of the workshops will receive a free pedometer.

Attendees will learn about Medicare Part A and Part B coverage, Medicare (or Medigap) supplement plans, original Medicare supplements and how supplement plans differ from Medicare Advantage plans. Information about Medicare eligibility and enrollment periods will also be provided and BCBSND salespeople will be available to answer questions about coverage and enrollment options.

Here is the workshop schedule:

  • GRAND FORKS — Monday, Oct. 15

9 a.m. or 6 p.m.

Ramada, 1205 North 43rd Street, Grand Forks, ND 58203

  • BISMARCK — Wednesday, Oct. 17

9 a.m. or 6 p.m.

Radisson, 605 East Broadway Ave., Bismarck, ND 58501

  • FARGO — Thursday, Oct. 18

9 a.m. or 6 p.m.

Ramada Plaza Suites, 1635 42nd Street SW, Fargo, ND 58103

  • MINOT — Tuesday, Oct. 23

9 a.m. or 6 p.m.

Grand International Inn, 1505 North Broadway, Minot, ND 58703

About Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota

BCBSND is a member-owned, not-for-profit independent licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association. As North Dakota’s largest provider of health care coverage, BCBSND is taking BOLD steps to collaborate with doctors, hospitals, clinics and members to ensure affordable access to quality health care in the state. To learn more about BCBSND, visit www.BCBSND.com.

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