Medicare sign-up period now open

Medicare sign-up period now open

In the midst of the busiest time of his year, Lance Jarvis pauses to talk about the subject at hand: Medicare’s annual open enrollment period, which runs through Dec. 7.

No, the Affordable Care Act (aka Obamacare) and its newhealth insurance marketplaces should not be confused with Medicare, said Jarvis, counselor for SHINE, Sharing Health Insurance Needs of Elders. One has little to do with the other, he said.

But yes, you should review your current Medicare Advantage plan and possible choices for 2014. Some providers have changed prices and benefits and some premiums have changed, too.

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