What HR Needs to Know About Medicare for those Working Past Age 65
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1/2-day morning workshop.

When: Friday, September 29
9:00 am-12:00 pm (check-in starts at 8:30 am)
Where: Meetings On Pointe Training Center
2190 North Loop West, Suite 311
Houston, Texas  77018
United States

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PRE-REGISTRATION and PRE-PAYMENT is required; Space is limited.


Many people are choosing to work well past age 65.  It is important that organizations understand Medicare, the differences between Medicare and most employer Group Health Plans, and who pays first when an employee is enrolled in Medicare.  Participants in this session will examine how their Group Health Plans work with Medicare, and will be able to demonstrate how to best support and guide employees who are Medicare eligible.  Plus, work in a problem-based learning exercise by looking at different case studies.


Learning objectives for the workshop:

  • Describe the options for an employee who is becoming eligible for Medicare  
  • Differentiate Medicare coverage from the coverage provided through most Employer Group Plans       
  • Identify who will pay first if an employee is enrolled both in Medicare and an Employer Group Plan

LOCATION AND PARKING: CLICK HERE for a map link.  2190 North Loop West is NOT located on the feeder for the North Loop. You must turn onto EAST TC Jester and travel North approx 2 blocks to “Entrance 5” of the office park named “The Preserve”. Turn Right at Entrance 5 and look for the second garage marked Building 2190 for parking.  Registered attendees will receive an email confirmation with driving directions at least 24 hours prior to the start of the workshop


CONTINUING EDUCATION HOURS: Submitted to SHRM for 2.75 Professional Development Credits (PDCs) towards the SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP.  Submitted to HR Certification Institute for 2.75 hours of  HR (General) credit towards PHR and SPHR recertification requirements. 



  • HR Houston Member: $99
  • Non-Member: $125


Cancellations may be made with a full refund up to 5 business days prior to the workshop.  Individuals who register and neither cancel nor attend are not eligible for refund or rescheduling.  Substitutions may be made at any time; however, substitutions may incur an additional fee due to differences in the member type, e.g., substituting a non-member for a member registration.  

If you have any questions about this course, please contact HR Houston at 713.426.2646 or email membership@hrhouston.org.

ABOUT THE PRESENTERS: MALLORY FREITAG is the Lead Benefits Counseling Coordinator with the Houston-Galveston Area Agency on Aging.  She holds a Master's in Public Health from the University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston.  She has previously worked for non-profit organizations, supporting families affected by Alzheimer's disease and related dementia.  In her role with the Houston-Galveston Area Agency on Aging, Mallory and her team are dedicated to assisting, educating, and empowering Medicare-eligible seniors and people with disabilities. 


ALEX RISCHAN is a Benefits Counselor with the Houston-Galveston Area Agency on Aging.  She is a licensed benefits counselor and provides support and guidance to Medicare beneficiaries.  She has been with the agency since April 2016.  Her professional experience also includes working as a legal translator, and working for other government agencies at the county level.  She is passionate about helping individuals understand their benefits and assisting those in need navigate to resources that can enable them to live healthy, independent lives.

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Houston, TX 77210-4240