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Medicare Annual Enrollment Begins

Annual enrollment for Medicare is October 15, 2016 through December 7, 2016 with coverage beginning January 1, 2017. The enrollment period is an opportunity for you to shop around for a plan that will best meet your needs in 2017. By completing a Medicare comparison, you may find that another plan has better coverage or has a lower premium. If you were eligible to enroll in the past but did not, this is also your chance to compare available plans and enroll. Annual enrollment is the time to consider the following:

  • How will your current plan cover your health care costs and/or medications in 2017?
  • What will the premiums, deductibles and co-payments be in 2017?
  • Will your pharmacy of choice continue to participate with your plan in 2017?

Senior Services has trained volunteers to assist with Medicare enrollment and there is no cost to you. Here’s what others have said about this health benefit assistance program:

“I have recommended this service to several friends.”

“Senior Services has been and is very helpful to me. I have been treated in many different ways very nicely. Thanks a million.”

“This is a wonderful service for us. All of the choices for coverage is confusing and volunteers make it so much easier. It’s great.”

“I am very very grateful for the immense amount of help I have received.”

“This is an excellent program. Many people would go without a plan D program without this service.”

Call Senior Services at 633-3700 to learn more. A worksheet that we will provide must be completed with your current information before an appointment can be scheduled.