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The Missouri Department of Insurance is offering free help to seniors who want to review their coverage or enroll in Medicare.

Open enrollment for the federal health insurance program for anyone aged 65 and over runs Oct. 15 through Dec. 7.

Those who want to review their current plan, change their drug coverage or enroll can meet in person or talk on the phone with the state's Community Leaders Assisting the Insured of Missouri program.

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Jul 11, 2012
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Governor Jay Nixon is signing legislation Wednesday designed to protect senior citizens from financial exploitation.  Senate Bill 689 expands the definition of financial exploitation against seniors and those with disabilities to include “undue influence…”