Following is a list of what you may do during the enrollment period ending Dec. 31 (the period began Nov. 15):

Following is a list of what you may do during the enrollment period ending Dec. 31 (the period began Nov. 15):




Change from Original Medicare to a Medicare Advantage Plan.

Change from a Medicare Advantage Plan back to Original Medicare.

Switch from one Medicare Advantage Plan to another Medicare Advantage Plan.

Switch from a Medicare Advantage Plan that does not offer drug coverage to a Medicare Advantage Plan that offers drug coverage.

Switch from a Medicare Advantage Plan that offers drug coverage to a Medicare Advantage Plan that does not offer drug coverage.

Join a Medicare Prescription Drug Plan.

Switch from one Medicare Prescription Drug Plan to another Medicare Prescription Drug Plan.

For detailed information and assistance regarding Medicare options, visit www.medicare.gov. To reach a customer service representative, call 800-633-4227 (877-486-2048 TTY).


The Senior Health Insurance Counseling for Kansas (SHICK) program can also advise you regarding options and processes. Just call 800-860-5260.