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4 Must-Know Facts About Medicare Enrollment & Hurricane Sandy
Posted By Sally Abrahms On November 8, 2012 @ 8:00 am In Take Care | Comments Disabled
Medicare  beneficiaries: If you’ve been impacted by Hurricane Sandy  and can’t meet the Dec. 7 annual open enrollment period  deadline, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services  (CMS) is offering other options.
The best scenario is to select the Medicare plan  you want for 2013 in time to ensure your health and prescription drug coverage kicks in by Jan. 1, 2013. But what if you can’t?
Any questions? Call 1-800-MEDICARE. They also have a page set up just for Medicare beneficiaries impacted by Hurricane Sandy .
Open Enrollment Photo Courtesy of MedicareMall via Creative Commons
Hurricane Sandy Photo: Mike Stobe/Getty Images
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URLs in this post:
 Medicare: http://www.cms.gov/Outreach-and-Education/Medicare-Learning-Network-MLN/MLNProducts/Downloads/BenePubFS-ICN905183.pdf
 Hurricane Sandy: http://www.ready.gov/hurricanes?qt-view__field_tabs_view__default__166=2
 open enrollment period: http://www.cms.gov/Center/Special-Topic/Open-Enrollment/Downloads/Article-Medicare-Open-Enrollment-Provider.pdf
 Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services: http://www.cms.gov
 Medicare plan: http://www.aarp.org/health/medicare-insurance/info-10-2012/medicare-open-enrollment-me1820.html
 Medicare beneficiaries impacted by Hurricane Sandy: http://medicare.gov/sign-up-change-plans/when-can-i-join-a-health-or-drug-plan/special-circumstances/join-plan-special-circumstances.html
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