Congressman Bobby Rush

Representing the 1st District of Illinois

U.S. Rep. Bobby L. Rush Takes On Medicare Prescription Drug Confusion With Educational Seminars For The Community Participant Will Be Able To Enroll In Plans Onsite

Jan 17, 2006
Press Release

Chicago, IL. ---- Congressman Bobby L. Rush will host two educational seminars on the Medicare Prescription Drug Benefit Program Part D on the following dates and locations:

 South Suburban: Thursday, January 26, 2006 from 8:45 a.m. 11:30 a.m. at the Raday Lodge, 3220 W. 145th, Midlothian, IL.

 City: Thursday, February 23, 2006 from 10:00 a.m. 12:30 p.m. at Carter Temple Church, 7841 S. Wabash Avenue, Chicago, IL

 At the seminars, Medicare experts will be on hand to break down the complex details of Part D, and provide Medicare-eligible individuals, family members and caregivers with the necessary information to ensure they are enrolled in the best plan that addresses their health needs.  The new Medicare drug benefit program is the most significant expansion since its inception in 1965.

 Due to limited seating, pre-registration is required. Onsite enrollment will be available. Participants should bring their Medicare card. Continental breakfast will be provided.

 To RSVP for the South Suburban event, please call (708) 385-9550 or send an email to: younus.suleman@mail.house.gov. For the City event, please call (773) 224-6500 or send an email to judy.tucker@mail.house.gov.  For more information, please visit Congressman Rushs website: www.house.gov/rush.

 The seminars are being held in cooperation with UnitedHealth Group, Congressional Black Caucus Health Braintrust, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Social Security Administration, Midlothian Mayor Thomas J. Murawski, Illinois First Congressional District Health Task Force, Beloved Community  Family Wellness Center and the Illinois First Congressional District Health Task Force.

 U.S. Rep. Bobby L. Rush is currently in his seventh term in the U.S. Congress and is a member of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.  He serves on three subcommittees: the Subcommittee on Health, the Subcommittee on Telecommunications and the Internet and the Subcommittee on Commerce, Trade and Consumer Protection.