Medicare: Open Enrollment begins!
Medicare: Open Enrollment begins, the period to change plans. The letters he receives in his mailbox, the advertisements on TV and radio, and some articles in the newspapers warn that, from October 15 to December 7, the Medicare Open Enrollment begins. What is this so important that everyone talks about and how can it affect you?
The Open Enrollment, also known as the Election Period, is the temporary window that opens each year in the fall for Medicare members to make necessary changes to their health plans.
During these 52 days, they can switch from Original Medicare to Medicare Advantage, as long as they have been enrolled in Medicare Part A and Part B. They also have the ability to do the opposite, go from Medicare Advantage to Original Medicare.
If someone is unhappy with their Medicare Advantage plan, now is the time to look at what other providers offer.
Maybe it’s time to go to the plan that a friend told you that offers dental care, vision care, and excursions once a week.
These days they also allow you to change Medicare Part D, that is, the prescription drug plan for a more convenient one.
It is also the time to enroll in a Medicare Part D plan – a prescription drug plan – if this person had not done so when enrolling in Medicare. Such registration is generally accompanied by a fine.
So many possibilities for changes can be confusing, it is best to call your trusted Univista Insurance agent this fall who will explain in detail the different plans so that you can choose the most convenient one. Either because of the doctors, the benefits, or the drugs that interest you. Medicare: Open Enrollment begins, the period to change plans.
Of course, do not let these 52 days pass, or you will have to wait until next year to change your plan.