Medicare’s “Open Enrollment” Period Starts October 15th
In this timely article by Kate Ashford appearing at The Kenosha (WI) News, the author provides a complete run-down of the forthcoming Medicare Open Enrollment period, which goes from October 15 through December 7th. This is a time when those who are already on Medicare, including those on so-called “original” Medicare or a Medicare Advantage plan, and those who have prescription drug plan coverage, can reevaluate their current plan and switch to a new plan if desired. Then there’s the Medicare Advantage Open Enrollment Period which runs from January 1 through March 31, with somewhat different restrictions. The rules are many and somewhat confusing, but this article gives an excellent explanation of what you can – and cannot – do during these Open Enrollment Periods. Click here to read more.