Missourians with Medicare coverage can update their plans during the open enrollment period underway through December 7. The state Department of Commerce and Insurance offers free assistance to Missourians who are eligible for Medicare and their caregivers through the agency’s CLAIM program. Scott Miniea, Executive Director of the program, says CLAIM provides free, unbiased counseling and education….

The department helps about 30,000 to 40,000 Missouri Medicare beneficiaries each year. To make an appointment to meet with a CLAIM counselor, call 1-800-390-3330 or visit missouriclaim.org