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Open Enrollment season is upon us. Now is the time to do research and determine which health plan is best for you, and your family in the year ahead.
T he 3 D’s of Open Enrollment
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Medicare Annual Enrollment runs through December 7, and it’s a banner time for Medicare fraud.
It’s that time of year again, Medicare Open Enrollment.  Which means those enrolled in Medicare need to review their coverage for 2018.  From year to year your health needs can change and so can your plan. That’s why it’s important each year to take the time to make sure your Medicare coverage still works for you.
Medicare Open Enrollment 2017
Medicare Open Enrollment runs from October 15 through December 7 and is the perfect opportunity to review your Medicare plan coverage for 2018. AARP is encouraging everyone with Medicare coverage to compare their health and prescription drug plan options during the seven weeks of Medicare Open Enrollment.
AARP encourages Medicare beneficiaries to read their annual Notice of Change and to review their health and prescription drug plan options for 2017 during   Medicare Open Enrollment, which ends Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2016. Given the trend in high prescription medication prices, consumers are advised to pay close attention to their Medicare Part D drug plan options to help save money.
Medicare Open Enrollment
It’s shopping season for Medicare beneficiaries. Open enrollment, which runs Oct. 15-Dec. 7, is a time to consider whether your current coverage still meets your needs.
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