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Medicare Crisis

By March 29, 2006 No Comments

With the rollout of the new Medicare drug coverage program, countless seniors have been struggling to make sense of the complex rules and time-consuming enrollment process.Many Limited English Proficient Korean American seniors with serious medical conditions and few resources have turned to KRC to navigate the Medicare maze. Since November 2005, KRC has provided Medicare drug coverage consultation, assistance, and advocacy for 3,200 seniors. KRC is also working in coalition with other organizations to ensure that language-appropriate services are available. For more information or to volunteer, please contact Irene Hong, Volunteer Coordinator, at 323.937.3718, extension 113.