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Medicare Open Enrollment Guide

Start reviewing your current coverage plans, and make changes from Oct. 15 through Dec. 7


Medicare Basics

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Understanding Medicare’s Four Basic Parts

A guide to hospital, doctor, Medicare Advantage and prescription drug care

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Four Key Factors To Consider When Choosing a Plan

Think about your health, where you live, finances and current coverage

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Medicare Versus Your Existing Insurance

When you should enroll in Medicare depends on your current coverage

Picking Your Plans

Cover the gap

How to Select the Best Medigap Plan For You

Most popular policies won’t be available to some enrollees in 2020

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Location, Location, Location: Where You Live Matters

Travel habits should also figure into your decisions

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What's New in Medicare Advantage Plans?

Extra benefits range from transportation to carpet cleaning

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The Ins and Outs of Part D Prescription Drug Coverage

How to pick the plan that meets your needs

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Combining Medicare and Medicaid Can Save You Money

Becoming a ‘dual eligible’ can help with out-of-pocket expenses

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Paying for Medicare: What Will Be Your Costs?

Out-of-pocket expenses can add up so shop wisely

Following the Rules

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10 Common Medicare Mistakes

How to avoid financial penalties and picking the wrong plan

What Medicare Won't Cover

What Medicare Doesn’t Cover

Learn what the program will pay for and when you’re on your own

Medicare Compare Website

How to Pick Your Providers

Medicare has tools that help you compare the quality of providers and services

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Your Membership

Tools and Resources

Medicare for Dummies

Medicare for Dummies — Get the Benefits You Deserve

In "Medicare For Dummies," AARP’s Medicare expert helps you navigate the confusing maze

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How Much Do You Know About Medicare?

Take this quiz and discover how knowledgeable you are about the health insurance program

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AARP’s Medicare Question and Answer Tool

Fast access to the questions you have about how the program works

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