Medicare Open Enrollment Period Begins October 15
The open enrollment period for Medicare is approaching.
Open enrollment for the 2018 Medicare Advantage and Medicare Part D plan year begins on October 15the and ends on December. 7th.
During the open enrollment period, trained volunteers from the South Dakota Senior Health Information and Insurance Education Program (SHIINE) will offer free assistance to seniors seeking additional Medicare information.
To schedule a meeting with a volunteer in your community visit www.shiine.net or contact one of the following regional offices:
- Eastern Region: 1-800-536-8197
- Central Region: 1-877-331-4834
- Western Region: 1-877-286-9072
Individuals taking advantage of the free one-on-one counseling should bring their Medicare card and a current list of medications.