Our first guest is Becky Rabbitt, PharmD, an expert on Medicare Part D plans. Ms. Rabbitt will provide helpful information to people who are new to Medicare, and offer tips to current beneficiaries on how to choose the best plan for them during the upcoming Annual Open Enrollment period, which begins October 15th and ends December 7, 2017.
As vice president, Medicare solutions, Rebecca Rabbitt advises health plans on pharmacy programs for their Medicare and Medicaid populations. Her knowledge of CMS guidelines helps clients improve their Medicare Part D programs. Rebecca holds a doctorate in pharmacy from the St. Louis College of Pharmacy and has completed a clinical residency at The Jewish Hospital of St. Louis. PharmD has played an integral role in the development of Express Scripts’ Medicare Part D prescription drug plan and suite of Medicare services and solutions for clients. Medicare consumers and caregivers can learn how to make important decisions about their pharmacy coverage. For more information please visit: www.roadmapformedicare.com and www.medicare.gov.
Kia Malone is a familiar face in the media landscape. She has 15+ years of broadcasting experience in both radio and local and national television; most notably as a long-running host of the nationally syndicated morning TV show, ‘The Daily Buzz.’ She also served as host of, ‘Dance League,’ on American Sports Network and contributor on ‘Hot Topics TV.’ As such, Kia is backed by a broad range of experience in front of the camera; delivering everything from news to lifestyle, pop culture and entertainment content. Kia is also a wife, mother to two young children and a force to be reckoned with on the ballroom dance competition circuit.
Larry Thursby – Vice President in Standard Auto/Property, Nationwide, offers insight about safe driving habits, the states with best and worst driving habits and other highlights from aggregate data collected through Nationwide’s SmartRide® program – an opt-in service that aggregates data from program participants to show the impact of unsafe driving habits like hard braking, fast acceleration, mileage driven and night driving. Program participants may be rewarded for safe driving habits through insurance discounts.
Larry Thursby is a vice president for Nationwide Insurance – a top 10 provider of personal, commercial and life insurance as well as financial products. As a leader in data analytics at Nationwide, his team builds the telematics discount programs at Nationwide that encourage safe driving and help members save on insurance. For more information, go to: www.nationwide.com/smartride.jsp