Lake Regional pharmacists will offer advice about Medicare Part D plans in the following enrollment assistance sessions, each of which will run from 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Participants should bring their medication lists and Medicare cards with them. Appointments are required. Please call the hosting pharmacy to schedule.

Individuals eligible for Medicare Part D are invited to free information and enrollment assistance sessions presented by Lake Regional Pharmacy and Missouri CLAIM.

Anyone who has Medicare Part A and/or Part B is eligible for assistance with prescriptions under Medicare. Eligible individuals can add, drop or change prescription drug coverage through Medicare Part D, beginning Oct. 15 through Dec. 7.

The enrollment deadline is Wednesday, Dec. 7. For those currently on Medicare Part D plans who choose to make no changes or miss the deadline, the benefits selected for 2016 automatically will be selected for 2017. Plans become effective Jan. 1, 2017.

Lake Regional pharmacists will offer advice about Medicare Part D plans in the following enrollment assistance sessions, each of which will run from 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Participants should bring their medication lists and Medicare cards with them. Appointments are required. Please call the hosting pharmacy to schedule.

•Wednesday, Oct. 19, at Lake Regional Pharmacy – Camdenton, 1930 N. Business Route 5. Call 573-346-2300 for an appointment.

•Wednesday, Nov. 16, at Lake Regional Pharmacy – Lake Ozark, 1870 Bagnell Dam Blvd. Call 573-964-6200 for an appointment.

•Wednesday, Nov. 30, at Lake Regional Pharmacy – Osage Beach, 1057 Medical Park Drive. Call 573-302-2700 for an appointment.

CLAIM also will host an enrollment assistance session with online enrollment support 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 18, at Lake Regional Hospital in Conference Rooms D and E next to the cafeteria. For more information, call CLAIM’s toll-free helpline at 800-390-3330.

For more information about the Lake Regional Pharmacy sessions, visit www.lakeregional.com/events.