Medicare open enrollment to begin in October

Doctor with stethoscope
Valley News - Health
TEMECULA – The open enrollment period for Medicare begins Thursday, Oct. 15, and ends Monday, Dec. 7, for those who would like to make a change for 2021. Many plans have stepped up their benefits and added telehealth, personal emergency response systems, post discharge meals when released from the hospital and many other benefits designed to attract enrollees to their plans. For those with diabetes, many Medicare Advantage Plans will be capping insulin copays at $35. Some plans will offer certain insulins with $0 copays. Called the Part D Savings Model, the program will cover Medicare enrollees who belong to plans that have signed up with the federal government to participate and pass the savings along to their members. It includes both Medicare Advantage plans and stand-alone Part D
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