Here’s what older adults need to know about this year’s Open Enrollment periods for both Medicare and Covered California.
Fall is open enrollment time for both Medicare beneficiaries and enrollees in Covered California purchasing coverage in 2018.
Justice in Aging’s California open enrollment fact sheet reveals who is impacted by fall open enrollment, covers critical dates for each group, and provides key information on actions to take to ensure continuous coverage.
- Medicare Part C and Part D enrollees should review their coverage options each year as Medicare Advantage and Prescription Drug plans can change their cost-sharing, provider networks, and drug formularies.
- Medicare’s open enrollment period is from October 15-December 7, 2017.
- Covered California open enrollment is from November 1-January 31, 2018.
- Open enrollment periods have been extended for victims of natural disasters like the California wildfires.