Medicare open enrollment starts Oct. 15

Medicare open enrollment starts Oct. 15

AUGUSTA, GA (WFXG) - If you or a family member is eligible for Medicare, mark your calendar for Medicare open enrollment Oct. 15 through Dec. 7.

This annual period is an opportunity to review, compare and select your healthcare plan, including your Medicare Part D prescription drug plan.

Each year, new healthcare plans become available and existing plans may make changes. Be sure to review your options as different plans may offer better coverage or save you money.

Visit the Medicare Plan Finder at to learn more about plans available in your area that best fit your financial and individual health needs.

From the CSRA Area Agency on Aging.