Jewell Insurance and Financial Services Blog
September is a big month for Medicare Advantage and Medicare Prescription Drug plan members. Watch your mailbox for the Annual Notice of Changes. Plans are required to get this information to you before October 1. The booklets usually begin to arrive in homes in mid- to late September.
Some key pieces of information to look for:
Many people are satisfied with their current plan, and in many cases, the annual changes are fairly minor. However, it's important to review any changes to make sure your plan continues to meet your needs.
If you have questions about your Annual Notice of Changes, or if you want to review it, you can always contact our office at 815-232-7726 to book an appointment. Or, feel free to schedule online at biy.ly/AngelaDaminAppointments
If you are unhappy with your plan changes, the major opportunity to switch plans happens between October 15 and December 7, Medicare's Annual Election Period. Other Medicare election periods are described here:
Please reach out with any questions you may have. It's an important month!
Angela Damin, Your Medicare Teacher, is an award winning Medicare planning broker with over a decade of experience in the Medicare field. She meets people in person, over the phone, and via video chat. Angela has a Masters Degree in Education and taught elementary school before switching her subject matter to the Medicare realm. She spends her spare time chasing her twin toddlers.