Medicare Advantage Buyer’s Remorse? Here’s How You Can Change Plans. - New Castle News
“Buyer’s remorse,” of course, is when you buy something and later find out you made a poor buying decision, and that is what happens to some who enroll in a Medicare Advantage plan during the Open Enrollment period in the Fall of every year only to find out shortly thereafter that their new plan isn’t all they had hoped for. Well, the good news is that from January 1st to March 31st of very year, there is another enrollment period called the Medicare Advantage Open Enrollment Period, during which you can switch from your undesirable new plan to another Advantage plan which suits you better, or even back to “original” Medicare. Medicare’s various enrollment periods and restrictions can be confusing, but this article by Joel Mekler appearing in the New Castle (PA) News online edition clearly explains how you can switch from your current Medicare Advantage plan to different coverage, without incurring a penalty or coverage delay by doing so. Click here to read more.