Medicare Enrollment and STRS Ohio

Upcoming Webinars

A common misconception is that Ohio educators do not qualify for Medicare because they did not contribute to Social Security. In fact, you are eligible for Medicare when you turn age 65 even if you are not eligible for Social Security benefits. STRS Ohio requires you to sign up for Medicare Parts A & B or Part B-only at age 65 or earlier if you qualify.

During this webinar we will explain the “parts” of Medicare, the importance of enrolling, when and how to enroll, STRS Ohio health care plan options for Medicare enrollees and how to select a new health care plan. We will also address questions often asked by new Medicare enrollees as well as any questions you submit during the presentation.

This webinar lasts approximately one hour and is offered at either 1 or 5 p.m. (EST) as specified beside the dates listed above. Each webinar is limited to 100 people. Registration is available at any time until 30 minutes before the presentation on the day of the session. After you have successfully registered, you will be sent a confirmation email that will include instructions on how to join the webinar. This webinar may be viewed on a PC or Macintosh computer as well as mobile devices (e.g., an iPad/iPhone). See the System Requirements section below for more information and requirements. Please note that you will need to have speakers attached to your computer to participate in the webinar and mobile device viewers may need to use headphones. Additionally, this program is offered as a seminar. A pre-recorded version of the webinar is also available.

System Requirements

For PC-based participants:
Windows XP, Windows 2008 Server or later
Internet Explorer 9, Mozilla Firefox 34, Google Chrome 39 (JavaScript enabled) or the latest version of each web browser
For Mac-based participants:
Mac OS X 10.8 (Mountain Lion) or newer
Safari 6, Firefox 34, Google Chrome 39 (JavaScript enabled) or the latest version of each web browser

Viewing the Webinar on Mobile Devices

This webinar can be viewed on an iPad, iPhone or Android device with the free GoToMeeting app*. However, STRS Ohio does not recommend viewing this webinar on a Smartphone due to the smaller screen size.

*Get the GoToMeeting App: for iPhone/iPad or for Android.