Yes, we are now in the annual Open Enrollment period for Medicare. Seniors can switch from Medicare parts A & B (traditional Medicare) to a Medicare Advantage Plan (partC), or go from Medicare Advantage back to a traditional plan. It’s also time to make any changes to the Part D prescription drug plan. Changes will be effective January 1, 2013.
It’s important to make a timely decision. If you’d like more information, I invite you to visit my recent Laird Norton Tyee post here.
Submitted by Susan Talton: a Client Advisor and CFP professional at Norton Laird Tyee, with over 25 years of management experience. Susan enjoys writing about the life transitions that women are very likely to face. She also frequently writes about retirement, a big transition in itself.