BAYONNE, NJ -The Bayonne Office on Aging will host it annual Medical open enrollment pre-screening session on select Tuesdays and Thursdays in September and October, from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., at the City Council Chambers, Mayor Jimmy Davis has announced. 

The pre-screenings are designed to prepare Bayonne seniors for the open enrollment period for Medicare which begins on October 15 and runs through December 7, 2020, for coverage that takes effect on January 1, 2021. The pre-screening sessions will give residents the opportunity to review their current Medicare coverage. At the appointment, people will have the chance to compare plan options.  Those options include Part D prescription drug plans and lowering premium costs in 2021. Forum participants will also be able to find out information about PAAD and Senior Gold Discount Programs.

Any Bayonne senior seeking a pre-screening session must make an appointment by calling the Bayonne Office On Aging at 201-858-6119. All participants must wear masks and gloves, in order to comply with Coronavirus guidelines.  They must also maintain social distancing during the appointments.  They must sign a disclaimer.  All participants must be prepared to complete business with all of the necessary documents and have the ability to communicate with someone independently.

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