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En español | As we approach the end of the Affordable Care Act (ACA)’s third health insurance open enrollment period, it’s a good time to look at how the ACA has affected older Americans.
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AARP encourages Americans to review their health insurance options during the Affordable Care Act (ACA) open enrollment period that started Sunday. Open enrollment (from Nov. 1 to Jan. 31) is an important opportunity for consumers to find a plan that could save them more money, offer better services, or include more of their doctors.
It’s that time of year again: Medicare Open Enrollment. Open enrollment is the one time of year when you can re-evaluate your Medicare health and prescription drug plans and switch to ones that offer better coverage or save you money. By now you should have received your Annual Notice of Change packet of information in the mail. It’s very important to take the time to sit down and review this information to see if you want to make any changes for the upcoming year.
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runs each year from Oct. 15 through Dec. 7, providing a special window of opportunity for various scams. But none is as widespread and successful as this one:
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Heads-up, workers. Open enrollment season is just around the corner. That’s when you’ll make your selections for the benefits you’ll receive next year.
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Feb. 15 is the enrollment deadline for coverage under the Affordable Care Act, now in its second year. Here are five developments as the deadline approaches:
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Don’t miss the once-a-year opportunity to make changes to your Medicare plan.
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During Medicare Open Enrollment,  which started Oct. 15 and runs through Dec. 7, there's usually an uptick in online spam pitching supplemental plans.
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Looking to compare health insurance plans and costs? Read on.
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The average monthly premium for a basic prescription drug plan under Medicare Part D will be just $1 higher next year, the government projects.
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