As the partial government shutdown extends into a fourth week and becomes the longest one on record, we continue to monitor the effects on benefits and services that older adults rely on.
Just in time for Medicare Open Enrollment, Medicare.gov has three new web tools designed to help beneficiaries better understand and compare their coverage options. Should people with Medicare rely on the tools to pick a plan? Read our review.Read
Choosing a Medicare plan is an important, but difficult decision. During Medicare Open Enrollment (October 15-December 7), use the 4Cs of Medicare – Coverage, Cost, Convenience, and Customer Service – to assess the quality of your current plan and, if needed, find a new one that better fits your needs.Read