For Immediate Release - October 14, 2016

Medicare Open Enrollment Deadline Approaching

BOSTON - Don’t Ignore Your Medicare Mail! It’s that time of year again!  If you have a Medicare Prescription Drug Plan or a Medicare Advantage Plan (HMO, PPO), you should be receiving information from your plan.  It is important to read this information because it explains the changes in your plan for 2017.

During the annual Medicare Open Enrollment, October 15 - December 7, you will have a chance to CHANGE your plan for next year. 

We can help make sense of the information. Trained SHINE (Serving the Health Insurance Needs of Everyone ) Counselors can help you understand your plan changes as well as what other options are available to you. Be sure you have the coverage that best meets your needs! SHINE counselors are in every community and there are still appointments available. Sign up fast!

Call your local senior center to get a SHINE appointment during Open Enrollment or call 1-800-AGE-INFO (1-800-243-4636), then press or say 3. More info: