After “open enrollment”, you may still be able to make changes to your Medicare plan
Even though “open enrollment” ended on December 7th, if you meet certain qualifications you may still be able to make changes to your Medicare coverage during a special enrollment period which runs from January 1st to March 31st. If you have one of several Medicare Advantage Plans and wish to return to original Medicare you may do so and switch to a stand-alone prescription drug plan. And if you’re not currently enrolled in a “5 Star” plan (a plan rated “excellent” by Medicare), you are able to move to a plan which carries a 5 start rating. This article by Sue Bailey appearing in the Billings Gazette explains. Click here to read more.