Medicare Prescription Drug Plan Open Enrollment Period

Medicare CardIt is that time of year again to review your current Medicare Part D prescription drug plan options and make changes if there is something better for you available. The open enrollment period extends until December 7th, 2013 for the 2014 calendar year. If you make no new selection you will just continue to use the product you currently have if it is still available.

To make your review you will need computer and internet access. Go to http://www.medicare.gov look for prescription drug plans and click that option. It will ask you to provide your current medications and dosage using the generic drug name and how often you take it. It will ask you to provide your zip code to find a preferred pharmacy. Enter your medications and run the program. You will get a list of the prescription programs in your area and the different options. Keep it simple. Your monthly payment will be higher if you want no deductible. Make sure the monthly payments for no deductible aren’t more expensive than the actual dollar value of the deductible. Keep it simple. If you have any questions give us a call.