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The senior-living provider’s guide to Medicare open enrollment and 2016/2017 consumer mailings [Infographic]

It's that time of the year again! Along with the annual change of seasons from summer to fall comes Medicare open enrollment.

  • The Annual Election and Open Enrollment Periods will begin on October 15 and end on December 7, 2016.
  • Marketing by Medicare Part D plans will begin on October 1, 2016.
  • Medicare Part D plan changes will all take effect on January 1, 2017.

CMS has also recently released the Guide to Consumer Mailings from CMS, Social Security, & Plans in 2016/2017. The following infographic, which is based on the CMS guide, provides an overview of all annual mailings, including the timing, sender, and any action the beneficiary needs to take.

Infographic Guide to Medicare open enrollment and 2016-2017 consumer mailings

We hope will be a helpful tool as you counsel residents about their Medicare Part D benefits. We can also provide free Medicare Part D plan consultations to help residents at our client communities select the best plan to meet their needs. For more information about this service, please This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Tags: Symbria Rx Services, Medicare, Open Enrollment, Guide to Consumer Mailings from CMS

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