Medicare’s Fall Open Enrollment, officially known as the Annual Enrollment Period (AEP) starts and ends earlier now. From October 15 – December 7, beneficiaries can change their Medicare health plan and Part D coverage and/or return to Original Medicare. Coverage changes become effective January 1, 2012.
Learn more about the AEP and other enrollment periods. Beneficiaries can also contact their local Health Insurance Counseling and Advocacy Program (HICAP) for free counseling and information on their health care options in their area.