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Deciding on Healthcare Insurance for Open Enrollment

Open Enrollment: October 15 to December 7, 2019


Once a year, Medicare beneficiaries get a chance to change their coverage. Here are a few links to help you make the best choices for your healthcare needs:


  • Your Guide to Medicare Open Enrollment  You have until December 7, 2019 to enroll or adjust any coverages for next year. 
  • Your Health  Your medical condition should be top of mind as you review your Medicare coverage. 
  • Your Home  Where you live and where you travel makes a difference. Be sure to review this section. 
  • The Cost  Out-of-pocket expenses can add up, so it pays to shop around each year. 
  • Your Current Insurance  When you should enroll in Medicare depends on your current coverage.
  • Common Medicare Mistakes to Avoid  Make sure you don't make any of these 10 mistakes when choosing your plan.

Learn more by visiting the Medicare Resource Center.


Find out about AARP's Medicare-related insurance plans.


And, test your knowledge of Medicare with our quiz.