The difference between open enrollment f...

The difference between Medicare open enrollment for the Health care marketplace and fall Medicare open enrollment is that the marketplace is for under-insured and uninsured Americans. The market place is not for Americans who are enrolled into Medicare. Medicare enrollees should use fall open enrollment to change their plans or purchase a Medicare plan. People on Medicare should use fall open enrollment to review and make changes to their current plans.  The best way to enroll in a Medicare plan during fall open enrollment is to call 800-Medicare. Its is important to...

2016 basic details for Medicare Part D

Medicare Part D (prescription drug plans) will provide your with insurance, which will cover medications just like other types of medical insurance.  Medicare Part D coverage can be provided by a “stand-alone” or Medicare Advantage plan, which includes medication coverage (or an MA-PD, which includes prescription drug and Medicare health coverage).  If you enroll in Medicare Part D coverage, you will pay monthly premiums, which range form a few dollars up to over 100 dollars. If you enroll in the Medicare Advantage plan, your monthly premium will be zero....

Important 2016 Medicare Dates

When can you join Medicare Part D (Prescription Drug Coverage)? Important 2016 dates to remember  October 1, 2015–Is when you can begin to gather information and evaluate the different Part D plans. Note: No enrollments will be accept before Oct. 2015 for 2016 plans.  October 15 to Dec. 7, 2015–is the annual coordinated election period and is when you may join a Part D plan for 2016 but it won’t go into effect until Jan. 1, 2016. If you have a 2015 plan this is your chance to make a choice for your 2015 coverage such as keeping your current plan or...

2016 Open Enrollment for Medicare

Understanding Medicare, which is a government-run health-insurance plan for those 65 and older or those with disabilities, is not easy. The available options real like the alphabet, and will include Parts A and B of original Medicare, Part C of Medicare Advantage, and Part D, which is drug coverage. 2016 Medicare Open Enrollment occurs between October 15 to December 7. During open enrollment, enrollees may change their current plans or sign u for coverage. Enrollees can sign-up by selecting and joining a new Medicare Advantage plan. You also have the choice to join a...