Posts Tagged ‘medicare open enrollment’

Medicare Open Enrollment Starts TODAY – October 15, 2013

Posted on: October 15th, 2013 by SamTabes No Comments

Medicare’s open enrollment is upon us once again and it’s important that those looking to update their Medicare plans get their choices in early.  October 15 through December 7 is when all Medicare participants can change their Medicare health plan and prescription drug coverage for 2014.  If you are happy with your current Medicare plan […]

Medicare Open Enrollment for 2013: A Complicated Subject

Posted on: October 9th, 2012 by SamTabes No Comments

The Medicare open enrollment period for 2013 runs from October 13th through December 7th, and many Americans are concerned about new options, especially with health care reform upon us.  Once again, about 50 million Americans, most of which are seniors, are asked to review their current Medicare options and determine if they need to switch. […]

Medicare Open Enrollment Extension for Some

Posted on: December 7th, 2011 by ymedina No Comments

Today, December 7th, is the end of the open enrollment period for Medicare recipients.  Susan Jaffe from the KaiserHealthNews.org website reports that extensions are being offered to people who are unable to enroll due to wait times, but only by three days.  A spokesperson for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid claims that extensions will […]

Reminder: Medicare Open Enrollment Starts Earlier This Year

Posted on: October 13th, 2011 by ymedina No Comments

Many Medicare beneficiaries are not aware that open enrollment starts this Saturday, October 15th and runs through December 7th, 2011.  Between Medicare enrollment and Medicare supplement information, seniors are feeling overwhelmed.  Medicare.gov has done it’s best to educate consumers on the important dates they should know to help them plan. As of October 1, new […]

Medicare Supplement Insurance and Drug Plans

Posted on: September 12th, 2010 by ymedina No Comments

According to the article “More Than 3M Seniors Many Have to Switch Drug Plans” by Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar on Yahoo News, even if seniors are perfectly happy with their drug prescription plan they may have to switch plans.  Many consumers are finding this very frustrating. This is due to an attempt by government to simplify seniors’ […]

Open Enrollment For Medicare Supplement Insurance

Posted on: January 21st, 2010 by ymedina No Comments

According to the article “Covering the Bases: Possible Options If You Miss Open Enrollment” by Amy Rubino on hometownglenburnie.com, there is no annual open enrollment period for Medicare Supplement Insurance medigap plans, similar to purchasing individual health insurance. Medicare Part D and Medicare Advantage Plans have certain times you can enroll but it’s a little […]