When you turn 65, you may need to make the decision of whether or not to transition to a Medicare health insurance plan. Depending on your specific needs, there are different Medicare health plans available. With so many Medicare options, it can be confusing to decide which plan is right for you.

As part of our commitment to providing you quality, affordable care, we work with third party licensed insurance agents who can provide information on Medicare and Medicare Advantage health plans, review plan options and help connect you with the Medicare plan that best fits your needs. These third party licensed insurance agents are available via e-mail, phone and in-person during regular business hours. You can also learn more by visiting mydocmatters.com*.

*WellMed is an affiliate of Healthcare Associates of Texas. WellMed’s goal is to change the face of health care delivery for the nation by providing quality, proactive patient care with a focus on prevention.

What is Medicare Open Enrollment?

Medicare open enrollment is the time of year when Medicare eligible individuals can make changes to their health and prescription drug plans for the next year.

 When is Medicare Open Enrollment?

Open enrollment runs annually from October 15 – December 7.
Plan changes go into effect on January 1 of the following year.

 Why should I consider changing my current plan?

It’s always a good idea to review your options to ensure you are on the plan that best fits your needs. Open enrollment is a great time to review your current plan, learn more about your options and make any changes.

How can I learn more about what plan options are available to me?
You can review the CMS website at www.medicare.gov or call 1-800-MEDICARE (TTY users should call 1-877- 486-2048).

You may contact Medicare Advantage health plans directly for information about the plans they offer.