Medicare’s Annual Enrollment

As Medicare Open Enrollment Nears, Here Are the Changes Medicare's Annual Enrollment Period begins Oct. 15. and runs through Dec. 7. This is the time to reassess your Medicare plans.  As you get started, you should ask yourself: Am I satisfied with my current plan? Am I comfortable maintaining it for another year? Are the medications I need in my plan's formulary next year?   How much can I expect to pay for my medications next year? If you are a current Medicare recipient, you should have receive your Annual Notice of Change from your Advantage plan or pharmaceutical plan…

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Two Popular Medigap Plans Closing to New Beneficiaries in 2020

Two of the most generous and popular Medicare supplement (Medigap) plans are getting phased out starting next year, but only to new beneficiaries. Beginning in 2020, plans F and C will no longer be available for those just joining Medicare. Plan F has been the top-selling Medigap plan for years, as it provides the broadest coverage of any of the Medigap plans. While premiums are relatively high, once you are enrolled you won't have to pay anything out of pocket for medical services covered under Medicare. What do Plan F and Plan C cover? The two soon-to-be discontinued plans both…

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