It’s that time of year when your mailbox may begin to fill up with marketing materials from your Medicare D plan, or your Managed Care Plan.
Open Enrollment starts October 15th and runs through December 7th. It’s the time of year when you can switch health insurance plans if you’re not happy with your current coverage… or you might just want to check to see if there’s a better health insurance plan out there. For those of you who are enrolled in a Medicare Managed Care plan, you have an even longer Open Enrollment time, extended to March 31st now.
Consider this your “annual health insurance check up”.
Ask yourself the following questions:
If you answered yes to any of these questions, or if you are just curious about any new health insurance options that might work better for you, contact your SHINE counselor.
You can call your senior center; Highland Valley Elder Services, 413-586-2000; or the Regional SHINE office at 413-773-555 to schedule an appointment.
Self Help Options:
NOTE: any changes you may make to your health insurance during Open Enrollment take effect January 1st, 2020.