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  • 2019 United Healthcare Medicare Sales Meeting

    Monday, October 22

    United Healthcare is hosting a Medicare sales meeting for 2019 on Monday, October 22 from 9:30-11:30 a.m. at the McMinnville Senior Center located at 2250 NE McDaniel Lane in McMinnville. Meeting agenda includes 2019 United Healthcare Medicare plans presentation, update on changes to Medicare, review of Medicare basics and enrollment opportunities. All meetings are free, informational materials and snacks are provided.

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