Medicare Open Enrollment
Most frequent questions and answers
During Medicare open enrollment, you can change from Original Medicare to Medicare Advantage or vice versa, switch Medicare Advantage plans, change your Medicare Part D prescription drug plan, or enroll in a new Part D plan.
Yes, you can change your Medicare Part D prescription drug plan during open enrollment to better suit your medication needs.
You can compare different Medicare plans by considering their coverage, costs, network of doctors and hospitals, prescription drug coverage, and any additional benefits they offer.
Medicare open enrollment is a period during which Medicare beneficiaries can review and make changes to their existing Medicare plans. It allows individuals to switch between Original Medicare and Medicare Advantage plans, change prescription drug plans, and more.
Generally, there are no penalties for changing plans during open enrollment. However, it’s crucial to understand how changes might affect your coverage and costs.
When choosing a new Medicare plan, consider factors such as your healthcare needs, preferred doctors and hospitals, prescription medications, and overall costs including premiums, deductibles, and co-pays.