10 Things To Know For Medicare Open Enrollment

Medicare open enrollment means you're bombarded with choices. Here's what you need to know.

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You can tell by the advertisements that inundate the airwaves and your mailbox. You’re likely even getting unsolicited calls and emails. All kinds of health insurance brokers and companies want to dazzle you with their offerings.

Medicare open enrollment is almost over. Enrollment will close in less than a week on Thursday Dec. 7. You still have time to make sure you have the best plan or plans for you. 

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Senior Retirement Editor, Kiplinger.com

Elaine Silvestrini has worked for Kiplinger since 2021, serving as senior retirement editor since 2022. Before that, she had an extensive career as a newspaper and online journalist, primarily covering legal issues at the Tampa Tribune and the Asbury Park Press in New Jersey. In more recent years, she's written for several marketing, legal and financial websites, including Annuity.org and LegalExaminer.com, and the newsletters Auto Insurance Report and Property Insurance Report.