Pennsylvania Medicare Education and Decision Insight (PA MEDI)
Effective July 1, 2021, APPRISE is now Pennsylvania Medicare Education and Decision Insight (PA MEDI) - Same Program, Same Services for Pennsylvania's Medicare Beneficiaries, now with a New Name
All counseling sessions are conducted in person, by phone or Zoom and presentations are presented via Zoom or in person. Please see specific presentations.
PA MEDI counselors are specially trained to answer your questions about Medicare and provide you with objective, easy-to-understand information about health insurance. Specifically, PA MEDI can answer your questions about Medicare, Medicare Supplemental Insurance, Medicaid and long-term care insurance as well as prescription drug plans.
The Chester County Department of Aging Services has a voicemail box designated for the PA MEDI program. Please call 610-344-5004 and leave your name, phone number, and a short message. You will receive a phone call back from a PA MEDI counselor within 24 hours. You can also email us.
- PA MEDI MIPPA Toolkit
- LIS MSP Pace Brochure
- Medicare Savings Programs
- Medicare Part D Low-Income Subsidy
- Medicare Newsletters
If you will be joining the ranks of Medicare soon, are already in the Medicare system and have questions, or you just want to understand what this Medicare is all about, this session is for you! At these sessions members of the PA MEDI program will present an overview of Medicare including the definitions of Medicare A, B, C; explanation of the drug benefit (Part D), types of health care insurance available in Chester County, benefits available for low income beneficiaries and things to consider when selecting your medical coverage. A question and answer session will follow the presentations. Click here for dates, locations and times for these sessions.
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PA MEDI Counseling Sites
|Brandywine Valley Active Aging
250 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd
Brandywine Grace Church
40 West Pennsylvania Ave.
|Church of the Good Samaritan
||212 W. Lancaster Ave.||Paoli||610-344-6035|
|East Goshen Township Bldg.||1580 Paoli Pike
|Government Services Center -
Dept. of Aging Services
|601 Westtown Rd.,
|Kennett Area Senior Center
||427 S. Walnut St.
|Oxford Senior Center
||12 E. Locust St.
|Phoenixville Senior Center
||153 Church St.
|Surrey Services for Seniors
||60 Surrey Way||Devon||610-647-6404|
|West Chester Senior Center||530 E. Union St.||West Chester||610-431-4242