Congressman Austin Scott

Representing the 8th District of Georgia



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Congressman Scott Announces Medicare Part D Workshop Series

October 28, 2013
Press Release

(WASHINGTON) – U.S. Congressman Austin Scott (GA-08) announced today that he will sponsor a series of workshops during the open enrollment season for the Medicare Part D prescription drug program.  Counselors will be available at the events to speak with participants one-on-one to discuss their Medicare options.

Those who are enrolled or wish to enroll in the program must sign up or make changes during the open enrollment period which began on October 15th and ends December 7th.  The following workshops will be held during November:


Tuesday, November 5th
Fort Valley State Mobile Lab
Northway Church front parking lot (facing Zebulon Road)
5915 Zebulon Road
Macon, Georgia 31210


Tuesday, November 5th
Central Georgia Technical College
Jones County Campus
304 Old Clinton Rd.
Gray, GA 31032


Thursday, November 7th
Wiregrass Georgia Technical College - Brooks Hall
4089 Val Tech Rd.
Valdosta, GA 31602


Thursday, November 14th
Southwest Georgia Technical College - Building A
15689 US Highway 19 North
Thomasville, GA 31792


Anyone eligible for the program is encouraged to attend and bring with them their Medicare Card as well as a complete list of all prescriptions they are currently taking.  To expedite the process, participants are also encouraged to complete and bring the ‘Medicare Part D Enrollment Event Worksheet’ that can be found at

Staff from Georgia Cares, a program of the Georgia Department of Human Resources and Division of Aging Services and Area Agencies on Aging, will also be on hand to answer questions.

To find out more about Medicare Part D, those interested may contact the Medicare offices at 1-800-MEDICARE or visit or contact GeorgiaCares at 1-866-552-4464 to find a plan that best suits their needs. 

For questions about the training workshop schedule or to schedule an individual appointment with Rep. Scott’s Warner Robins and Tifton offices throughout the month of November, please call Tifton at 229-396-5175 or Warner Robins at 478-971-1776.