Find all the Medicare AEP resources you need to counsel clients

Medicare’s Annual Enrollment Period (AEP) begins on October 15th and runs through December 7th. We’ve compiled a list of key resources from NCOA and Medicare to assist you with understanding what’s going to change for your clients in 2019, and how you can prepare for your counseling sessions.

Check back often as new resources are added!

Important changes in to Medicare in 2019

Many changes will occur in the coming year that affect enrollment, coverage, and cost considerations in Medicare Advantage and Part D plans. These resources can help you understand what’s happening.

Part D cost information

Counseling assistance

Guidance and resources from CMS

CMS has published new guidelines related to plan marketing, as well as enrollment and disenrollment into Medicare Advantage and Medicare cost plans.

Refresher on Medicare Advantage and Part D plans

New to counseling or just want to refresh your memory about the basics of MA and Part D plans? Our education site My Medicare Matters® can help.

  • Medicare Advantage basics
  • Part D prescription drug plan basics
  • Part D drug coverage rules
  • Learn about Medicare Advantage Special Needs Plans, which are coordinated care plans designed to provide targeted care and limit enrollment to special needs individuals such as those with chronic conditions and dual eligibles.

Looking for something here that you don’t see or need further clarification on an enrollment issue? Email us and let us help you find the answer.