With Medicare Open Enrollment Staring Soon, Seniors Should Take the Time to Compare Medicare Advantage Plans This Open Enrollment Period as Plans Change and Premiums Decrease
CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwire - October 7, 2010) - GoMedicare.com, an online service for seniors to explore their options for Medicare Advantage, Medicare Supplement and Medicare Part D plans, is advising seniors to compare Medicare Advantage plans in particular this open enrollment period. GoMedicare.com is a part of the GoHealthInsurance Network.
This year, Advantage plans will cost an average of one percent lower than the previous year -- bringing great news to all seniors who opt for the privately-administered Medicare Advantage plans.
Also, seniors gain new benefits due to health care reform and many have already received $250 Medicare drug rebate checks when they reach the donut hole. In 2011, seniors will receive free preventive care and seniors that reach the donut hole will get a 50 percent discount on brand-name drugs that are covered by Medicare Part D.
"Seniors aren't used to hearing that their premiums will go down and their benefits will increase. This is a great year for seniors to compare their current plans to make sure they are getting the best price and benefits," said Mark Colwell, Consumer Marketing Analyst at GoMedicare.com.
In order for seniors to be prepared for open enrollment, they can start comparing plans now and should talk to a health insurance agent to be prepared. Open enrollment begins November 15, 2010 and ends December 31, 2010 -- during the holiday season.
Consumers can get Medicare insurance options and talk to a licensed agent by filling out our simple online quote form.
GoMedicare.com is a free online consumer resource for detailed Medicare information, free Medicare quotes, and comparing Medicare products -- including Medicare Supplement -- with licensed local agents. The service at GoMedicare.com is absolutely free for consumers with no obligation to buy.