Open Enrollment

2018 Medicare Annual Open Enrollment Is Around The Corner

One of the greatest gifts in life is good health. Bad health or lack of access to good and affordable health care is always one of the biggest burdens anyone can have especially if one is not working.

Medicare Health Insurance Program

Luckily, the Federal government has some programs dedicated to ensuring affordable health care for citizens of the United States. One of these programs is the Medicare health insurance program.

This health insurance program seeks to subsidize the cost, of receiving health care through paying certain health care expenses. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) which is a part of the United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is responsible for administering Medicare.…

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When is Medicare Open Enrollment This Year?

For coverage in 2016, open enrollment for Medicare will be from October 15 to December 7, 2015.

During the annual enrollment period (AEP) you can make changes to your healthcare coverage in some of the following ways.

  • You can switch from the Original Medicare to Medicare Advantage or if you already have Medicare Advantage you can switch or Original.
  • You can switch Medicare Advantage plans or Medicare Part D (prescription drug) plan to another.
  • If you didn’t enroll for a Medicare Part D plan, you can do so during this enrollment period however, there may be a late fee applied.

If you would like to enroll in Medicare Advantage there is some criteria you must meet. You must be enrolled in Medicare Part A and B, you must live in …

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