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What to Know about Medicare Open Enrollment

You may have heard the term “open enrollment” being thrown around this fall. Read on for information about Medicare open enrollment- what it is, important deadlines, tips, and local resources to help you along the process. 

What is open enrollment? 

Open enrollment is the time each fall when those eligible can enroll or change their Medicare plans.  

What important deadlines do I need to know about? 

This year the enrollment period runs from November 1st– December 15th. This is for plans that will start on January 1, 2022. 

If you still need coverage for the remainder of 2021, click here to see if you’re eligible to apply for a program that will cover you for the rest of this year.  

Enrollment Tips 

Where can I go if I need help with the enrollment process? 

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