Medicare Part D - Find Your Best Prescription Drug Plan for 2019

Posted on October 20, 2018

If you weren’t already aware by all of the commercials and ads, Medicare’s open enrollment period for 2019 runs from October 15-December 7, 2018. You can also switch providers for your comprehensive health and drug coverage during this same time frame to better suit your needs and maybe even save yourself some money. Medicare health and drug plans make changes on a yearly basis as well – so keep in mind that even if you stay in the same plan, there could very well be changes to cost, coverage and in-network providers.

Coming off the heels...

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Medicare Open Enrollment for 2014 Has Begun

Posted on October 15, 2013

If you weren’t already aware by all of the commercials and ads, the open enrollment period for 2014 runs from October 15-December 7, 2013. This time frame also provides the opportunity to switch providers for your comprehensive health and drug coverage.1

There are three periods in which Medicare beneficiaries can either enroll or dis-enroll in forms of coverage:

 October 15 through December 7: Open enrollment period. You can elect to leave Original Medicare (Parts A and B) for a Medicare Advantage Plan (Part C) and change your prescription drug coverage (Part D). You may also elect to...

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Medicare Open Enrollment for 2013 – A summary of what you need to know

Posted on November 9, 2012

Medicare Open Enrollment has arrived. The open enrollment period begins October 15 and ends December 7, 2012. This is not only a period where you may enroll for the program, but also switch providers for your comprehensive health and drug coverage.1

Some key dates to remember. This fall and winter, there are three periods in which Medicare beneficiaries can either enroll or disenroll in forms of coverage:

Now through December 7: Open enrollment period. This is when you can elect to leave Original Medicare (Parts A and B) for a Medicare Advantage Plan (Part C) and change your prescription drug...

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Medicare Open Enrollment Reminder

Posted on December 1, 2011

If you still need to make changes during Medicare Open Enrollment this year, we wanted to give you a quick reminder that you have less than a week left to do so. Changes must be made by Wednesday, December 7th and will take effect on January 1, 2012.

What happens in open enrollment?

You can elect to leave original Medicare (Parts A & B) for a Medicare Advantage Plan (Part C) You can also switch from a Part C plan back to the original Medicare Parts A & B Switch Medicare Advantage plans (whether they cover prescription...

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Time Is Running Out for Medicare Plan Enrollment!

Posted on December 16, 2010

With December 31st just around the corner, the annual Medicare enrollment period is almost over! Making the most suitable choice on your Medicare plan(s) the first time is extremely important.

Why? The options for what was known as “open” enrollment (to make changes if you don’t like what you chose during the annual enrollment period) are different than in previous years. For 2011, the open enrollment is now the Medicare Advantage Dis-enrollment period:

Changes can only be made from January 1 to February 15, 2011 (which is six weeks shorter than allowed previously) In...

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