It’s the annual open enrollment season for Medicare once again! Open enrollment started October 15th and runs through December 7th. This is a perfect opportunity to think carefully about whether your prescription coverage still meets your needs. I’ll go out on a limb here and say that searching for the best insurance policy (whether it’s home, auto, health, or prescriptions) probably isn’t your favorite pastime. I’ll confess it’s not mine.
Medicare and the Health Insurance Marketplace both have an annual open enrollment period. They usually run at about the same time, though with slightly different start and end dates. This year, the Medicare open enrollment period started last week. It runs through December 7th, and new policies will be effective January 1, 2022. If you’re signing up for insurance through the Affordable Care Act (ACA) Health Insurance Marketplace, open enrollment