Important Deadline for Changing Medicare Coverage Near

November 30, 2017

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Source: Las Vegas Review-Journal

For those over 65 looking to change their Medicare coverage, an important deadline is quickly approaching.

Medicare enrollees have until Dec. 7 to change an existing plan for the next year.

During open enrollment, Medicare patients can switch or enroll in a new prescription drug plan, or change their coverage from traditional Medicare to a privately run Medicare Advantage plan and vice versa. A Medicare Advantage plan offers extra benefits for a monthly premium.

Medicare.gov’s online tool, at https://www.medicare.gov/find-a-plan/questions/home.aspx, can help enrollees find the plan that’s right for them.

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