Prescription drugs that you take regularly are a constant and visible health care expense. Every time you fork over your share of the cost for a refill, it’s a reminder that Medicare doesn’t pay for everything.
You have some decisions to make once you’re enrolled in Original Medicare (Parts A and B). One decision is whether to get other coverage to help with some costs that Original Medicare doesn’t pay.
Medicare Open Enrollment is your chance to change your Medicare coverage choices for the coming year if you choose to. It starts on October 15 and runs through December 7. Changes go into effect on January 1.
Medicare fraud can be big business for fraudsters and a big problem for taxpayers.
Medicare Open Enrollment ends at midnight on December 7. It’s worth it to take the time to review and compare your Medicare choices each year. But you don’t have to do it alone! Here are resources that may help.
It’s not unusual for spouses to be covered under the same health plan for much of their married life—often an employer plan. This can be a wise and economical choice for many couples and families.
Each year, Medicare Part D prescription drug plans may change what they cover and how much plan members may have to pay, so it makes sense for plan members to review their plans each year, too. You can join or switch Medicare Part D prescription drug plans during Medicare Open Enrollment (Oct. 15 – Dec. 7).