Medicare information sessions planned

Medicare Advantage through BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee will be hosting free informational sessions this fall to educate seniors about the healthcare options available to them. Statewide, there are about 361,000 people enrolled in a Medicare Advantage plan.

Lisa Wright, principal consultant and other Medicare advocates from BlueCross will be holding educational meetings all across the state that are free and open to the public. Anyone wanting to learn more about Medicare Advantage is welcome to attend. Below is a list of meetings scheduled for East Tennessee. All meetings are scheduled for 10 a.m.

Knox area meeting locations include:

Oct. 26, Hilton Garden Inn, 216 Peregrine Way, Knoxville
Nov. 4, Clarion Inn, 5634 Merchant Center Blvd., Knoxville
Nov. 28, Hilton Garden Inn, 216 Perigrine Way, Knoxville
Founded in 1945, BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee serves more than 3.4 million members in Tennessee and across the country. BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee Inc. is an independent licensee of the BlueCross BlueShield Association.

For more information, visit the company’s website at