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The 2018 Medicare Annual Election Period and How to Take Advantage of It

The first period is The Annual Election Period (October 15th through December 7th). In this period eligible individuals may enroll or disenroll from a Medicare Advantage plan. The second period is The Medicare Advantage Disenrollment Period (January 1st through February 14th). In this period Medicare Advantage enrollees have the opportunity to disenroll from their plan and acquire a Medicare Supplement plan, if they so choose.

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How Much Can a Medigap Plan Save You When Medical Bills Stack Up? We Did the Math.

A Medicare Supplement plan, also called a Medigap plan, is designed to cover the healthcare costs that Medicare won't. In order to show how important a Medigap plan can be in protecting you from out-of-pocket costs, we calculated how much money a Medigap plan would save you in the event of an unlikely, yet completely possible, serious medical issue.

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