In this June 19, 2012 photo, Dr. Bruce Stowell examines patient Robert Busch at his office in Grants Pass, Ore. Stowell is among many doctors in rural areas who have capped the numbers of Medicare patients they take due to low reimbursement levels. A nationwide shortage of primary care physicians willing to set up practice in rural areas is making the problem worse. (AP Photo/Jeff Barnard)
National Medicare Education Week has come to South Bend.
Several medical associations are helping seniors understand their coverage, social media and how to find the best coverage to meet their health care needs.
The main event is at 10:30 Friday at the century center.
Experts will help navigate and teach the online Medicare application process.