Saturday, November 24, 2018

Have questions about Medicare Health Plans? The Annual Election Period ends Dec 7th!

Many people report they are confused about Medicare Health Plans - so instead of looking at newer more economical options, they tend to continue what they have.

As a step to help understand the two typse of Medicare Health Plans the first page on this site provides some highlights. MedicareHealthPlansSoutheasternCT site.

The Annual Enrollment Period (AEP) to enroll in or change a Medicare Advantage Plans - the first type ends Dec. 7th. This page has some details on how they work:

Medicare Advantage options available in Southeastern CT?

The second type is a Medicare Supplement. They are regulated by the state of CT and can generally be changed at any time. This page has some details on how they work:

Medicare Supplements approved in CT?

People who are enrolled in a Medicare Supplement also are enrolled in a Prescription Drug Plan. The are also controlled at the federal level and changes are limited to the AEP

The pages on Medicare Advantage Plans and Medicare Supplements do not have specific information on any of the plans so call (860) 739-0005 for details!.

John C Parker, RHU, LTCP

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