Medicare and Medicaid on Feb. 6 edition of On Call

Medicare and Medicaid on Feb. 6 edition of On Call Medicare and Medicaid will be the topic on the Feb. 6 edition of On Call.

"A national expert from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services will comment on how the baby boomers will impact the Medicare system," producer Lindsey Meyers said.

Meyers and On Call Medical Editor Dr. Rick Holm will cover the topic with guests Dr. Mary Carpenter from Family Practice Associates in Winner and Larry Iverson from the South Dakota Medicaid office in Pierre.

"We'll also give information about a program that's helping seniors to save money on prescription drugs. And we'll look into the guidelines for Medicaid," Meyers said.

On Call is a weekly program about health on South Dakota Public Broadcasting � Television. The South Dakota Cooperative Extension Service produces the program. The show is broadcast Sundays at 12:30 p.m. on South Dakota Public Broadcasting � Television.

The topic of the Feb. 13 show is relationships. Viewers can call 1-888-DrOnCall (1-888-376-6225) with questions for the program any time of day. Or submit questions through http://oncall.sdstate.org/.

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