BALTIMORE, Aug. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- RLTV, the only cable network dedicated to serving the needs of Generation 50+, will air a special episode of Making Medicare Work for You: Your Questions, Your Choices on August 15 at 9 p.m. EDT.
The 10,000 boomers who will turn 65 and become eligible for Medicare every day for the next decade shouldn't feel bad if they're a bit confused. Signing up for Medicare means making choices, and for many, the process is complicated. RLTV, always on the vanguard of the issues impacting Americans 50+, is presenting Making Medicare Work For You: Your Questions, Your Choices as part of a multi-media approach to making Medicare understandable. Sponsored by UnitedHealthcare, the nation's largest business dedicated to meeting the health and well-being needs of seniors and other Medicare beneficiaries, the program will feature host Deborah Norville, a veteran journalist and the anchor of Inside Edition. Deborah will be joined by a team of industry insiders from all facets of the Medicare community to help viewers who are reviewing their health-care needs and comparing Medicare plans.
For current Medicare beneficiaries and those who are new to Medicare, this initiative is both timely and critical. Each year, the Medicare Annual Enrollment Period (AEP) provides consumers the opportunity to review their health-care situation and change health plans if their current coverage no longer meets their needs. Because AEP starts earlier this year (Oct. 15-Dec. 7), now is the time for Medicare beneficiaries to begin thinking about their health needs and learning about their options so they have the information they need to make an informed, personalized decision this fall.
Specially timed to air in advance of AEP, Making Medicare Work For You: Your Questions, Your Choices is a forum for real people making real decisions that will fundamental