October 15 to December 7 is when all people with Medicare can change their Medicare health plans and prescription drug coverage for the following year to better meet their needs.
Medicare Open Enrollment occurs from October 15 - December 7, 2016.
Medicare health and drug plans can make changes each year-things like cost, coverage, and what providers and pharmacies are in their networks. October 15 to December 7 is when all people with Medicare can change their Medicare health plans and prescription drug coverage for the following year to better meet their needs. CLICK HERE
For help in understanding your Medicare options, changing your health or drug plan, you can call the Colorado SHIP (Senior Health Insurance Assistance Program) at 1-888-696-7213 or visit CLICK HERE
You can also call 1-800-Medicare and also compare options at www.medicare.gov
To report Medicare errors or suspected fraud, call the Senior Medicare Patrol at 1-800-503-5190 or visit CLICK HERE
Click for the new 2016 Medicare & You Guidebook CLICK HERE
Extra Help with Medicare Prescription Drug Plan Costs
Medicare beneficiaries can qualify for Extra Help with their Medicare prescription drug plan costs. The Extra Help is estimated to be worth about $4,000 per year. To qualify for the Extra Help, a person must be receiving Medicare, have limited resources and income, and reside in one of the 50 States or the District of Columbia. Extra Help with Prescriptions CLICK HERE
The CMS Prevention section is an information resource to help support the delivery and promotion of Medicare preventive benefits.
A brief overview of the law and its benefits for seniors. CLICK HERE