The annual Open Enrollment Period (OEP) for Federal Medicare has made some changes to the dates that eligible senior citizens’ can make changes to their beneficiary health-care coverage. In previous years the open enrollment period began in November but this year it was moved up to Oct. 15 and will end December 7th, which means the time is here. Now!
Jeff Underwood, Regional Executive Director with United Health tells us that in Washington State officials have discovered that very few eligible citizens are even aware of the change in enrollment dates."CLICK HERE" for Audio
Underwood says if you are a Medicare beneficiary take a look at your current plan, even if you are happy with your coverage. There are multiple options available to meet individual needs. If you need help understanding those options, help is available."CLICK HERE" for Audio
The Open Enrollment Period is in place through December 7th but you should be reviewing your current benefits now. Again for more information call 1-800-MEDICARE or ask a friend or relative for help.