TCOG Public Safety Staff and Fannin County School Administrators Tour Oklahoma School Safe Rooms
TCOG Public Safety Staff and Fannin County School Administrators Tour Oklahoma School Safe Rooms
September 26, 2014
2014 Audit Report
October 31, 2014

Open Enrollment for Medicare

  • Open enrollment begins October 15th and ends December 7th
  • At this time you can join, switch, or add a Medicare Drug Plan or a Medicare Advantage Plan.
  • Common reason to change Part D Plan: medications no longer covered on current plan.
  • Common reason to change Medicare Advantage Plan: doctor no longer accepting current Medicare Advantage Plan.
  • Changes made during Open Enrollment will be effective January 1, 2015.
  • To review Medicare plans or make changes, Medicare beneficiaries can visit Medicare.gov, call 1-800-Medicare (1-800-633-4227), or call 2-1-1 to schedule an appointment with a Benefits Counselor at TCOG’s Area Agency on Aging.
  • TCOG’s Certified Benefits Counselors can assist clients by phone or during in-office appointments.
  • Medicare Beneficiaries are strongly encouraged to check their plans annually and can sometimes save a lot of money by changing plans.

Source: http://www.kxii.com/morningshow/headlines/Open-Enrollment-for-Medicare-277608951.html