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Understanding the Medicare enrollment process

Ruth Phinney on "Connections."
Megan Mack
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WXXI News
Ruth Phinney appears on "Connections with Evan Dawson" on Thursday, November 10, 2022.
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It's Medicare open enrollment time, and according to some enrollees who have gone through the process, it can be confusing. We're joined by an expert who helps us understand how it works, and we hear from a local woman who shares her enrollment experience.

Our guests:

  • Teresa Jones, Medicare manager at AAA of Western and Central New York
  • Ruth Phinney, Medicare enrollee, and program director for WXXI Classical 91.5
Evan Dawson is the host of "Connections with Evan Dawson." He joined WXXI in January 2014 after working at 13WHAM-TV, where he served as morning news anchor. He was hired as a reporter for 13WHAM-TV in 2003 before being promoted to anchor in 2007.
Megan Mack is the executive producer of "Connections with Evan Dawson" and live/televised engagement programming.
Emmarae Stein is the production assistant for "Connections with Evan Dawson."