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    September Monthly Meeting - Medicare and Employers: What you need to know

    Date: September 26, 2023, 11:30am – 1:00pm
    Holiday Inn - Roanoke Airport Conference Center
    3315 Ordway Drive
    Roanoke, VA 24017

    Last day to register or cancel registration for a refund is 3 pm on September 22, 2023.
    $25.00 Member | $30.00 Non-Member | $10 Student Chapter Members
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    Medicare and Employers: What you need to know

    Do employees come to you with questions about Medicare and your company healthcare plan? Are you unsure of what to say or what resources are available? What you don’t know, could cost your employee. 

    Join us as Sharon Accardo, Senior Insurance Advisor with Innovative Insurance Group, shares information about Medicare, employers, and answers your questions. 

    Learn more about the following:

    • How Medicare is affected based on the size of the employer
    • New regulations
    • Should you enroll in Medicare?
    • HSA & Medicare: How they work together
    • Employer Verification forms
    • Retiree vs Active employer coverage and how this affects your employees
    • Having group meetings for your aging in/retiring employees


    Speaker: Sharon Accardo

    Sharon Accardo is a Senior Insurance Advisor and Community Educator with Innovative Insurance Group, LLC.  She has been an Advisor since 1994 when she began her career working with individuals, assisting them in finding coverage for themselves and their families, as well as Medicare and group benefits for employers.   In 2016 she focused all her expertise solely on Medicare Supplements, Medicare Advantage plans, Prescription Drug Plans and Dual Special Needs Plans.  While working with seniors she realized that there was a strong need for education on Medicare.  In the last several years she has started working with organizations to hold Medicare 101 seminars for the local communities.

    Her educational background includes The American College where she took classes that pertained to the industry, she works in. She received her Registered Employee Benefits Certification back in 2004 and received a certification in Medicare from the National Association of Health Underwriters (NAHU) in 2018. 

    She has severed on many boards including the local Chamber of Commerce to include Vice President and President. She works with several Libraries, Senior Centers, and Senior Living communities to share her education on Medicare.

    When not working she enjoys working on projects at home, camping and hanging out with her family.  She resides in Rhoadesville, VA with her husband, 4 children, a dog and 3 cats. 











    APPROVED for: 

    SHRM Credit (1.00 PDC Credit Hour) and HRCI Credit (1.00 "General HR" Credit Hour)