Medicare open enrollment, the annual seven-week window when you can review and update your health insurance coverage for the year to come, wraps up on December 7. That means you have roughly a week left to ensure that you have the best coverage for next year, at a cost you can afford.
If you haven’t selected your 2019 plans yet, you face some crucial decisions: Do you want to switch from Original Medicare to Medicare Advantage (or visa versa)? Is your current Advantage plan still best for you? Would a different Medicare Prescription Drug Plan lower your out-of-pocket costs?
For all the help you need, check out our full guide to this year’s annual election period. That includes a look at what’s new this year, including modest prices increases, promising new benefits, and the beginning of the end of the dreaded donut hole.
Plus, you’ll find tips on picking the best plans during open enrollment, an easy-to-use quiz that will help you decide between Original Medicare and Medicare Advantage, important advice about selecting a Medicare Supplement plan if you stick with Medicare Part B, and more.