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Medicare Medicare Open Enrollment
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information you can use during medicare's open enrollment period

Each year, the Medicare Open Enrollment Period takes place from October 15 through December 7.

This is an important time for people with Medicare because the Medicare Open Enrollment period allows them to review and make changes to their current Medicare coverage.

This page includes information to help you make important decisions for your healthcare coverage for the coming year.

podcast episodes from kepro

Aging Health Matters PodcastOne way you can learn more about Medicare Open Enrollment is by tuning in to Kepro’s podcast: Aging Health Matters. Listeners will get tips that can help during Open Enrollment. Your podcast host - Kepro - is joined by guests to have open conversations that are aimed at sharing information to help you make informed decisions.

Take a listen to Kepro's Medicare Open Enrollment series.

Episode 15: Learn about Medigap Supplement Plans. Learn about what Medigap is, the differences between Medigap and Medicare Advantage, the differences between a Medigap Plan A and Medicare Part A, how Medigap works for those with disability, and how to get a Medicare supplement guide.

Episode 16: Learn About Medicare Advantage PlansLearn about what Medicare Advantage (or Medicare Part C) is, the differences between Medigap and Medicare Advantage, the disadvantages and advantages of Medicare Advantage plans, and the types of Medicare Advantage plans that are available.

Episode 17: Open Enrollment, Learn How to Navigate the Medicare Maze. Learn about what Medicare Open Enrollment is, how State Health Insurance Assistance Programs (also referred to as SHIPs) can help you with Open Enrollment, and some tips for Open Enrollment. 

On the Healthcare Front, A Newsletter from Kepro

on the healthcare front newsletter

Published by Kepro, On the Healthcare Front is a newsletter to help people with Medicare learn about their rights and how to get the most out of their healthcare.

The October issue of the newsletter includes a good deal of information about Medicare Open Enrollment to help you to be well-informed so you can make good decisions about your healthcare options.

Read the October Issue

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