Each year from October 15 through December 7 is the Medicare Open Enrollment period. This is an important period of time even for those seniors who are perfectly happy with their senior insurance plan. October 31 is the date each year when we are supposed to check the battery in our smoke detectors.
Signing up for Medicare can be a headache. There is just so much information to sort through that it all becomes tangled and messy. However, it does not have to be that way. In fact, the following tips will help you get it all sorted out quickly.
Connect One Health offers some helpful tips for those who may want to change or upgrade their Medicare D plan during the Medicare Open Enrollment period that begins October 15, 2014.
The Medicare Open Enrollment plan is happening this year from October 15 - December 7. During that time, seniors are allowed to make changes to their health insurance plans. Any changes made during this period will become effective on January 1, 2015.
Everyone over the age of 65 must have some kind of approved prescription drug coverage in place. Currently, the Centers for Medicare expect that the monthly Part D coverage will raise by $1 to $32 per month. While the cost of Part D is fairly inexpensive, it does affect those of us on fixed incomes.