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Check Your Mail: Changes to the 2018 Medicare Open Enrollment Period

By: The My Medicare Matters Team It’s time a year again! Medicare’s Open Enrollment Period (OEP) is almost here, starting October 15th and ending December 7th. If you’re already enrolled in a Medicare plan this is the time of year where you can re-evaluate your coverage to make sure you are still enrolled in the best Read more »

5 Tips for Caregivers at the Doctor

By: The My Medicare Matters Team This article is the second installment in our “Conversations with Your Doctor” series, which covers some of the important discussions adults and caregivers should have with your doctor about aging. To stay up-to-date on the latest blog posts, subscribe to our mailing list.  As a caregiver, you’re one of the first people Read more »

New Medicare Card Scams Hit Nationwide

By: Maureen Patterson, Media Manager at the SMP National Resource Center. Reposted from NCOA.org. Medicare started mailing new Medicare cards to beneficiaries in April and will finish mailing them nationwide in a year. They have a new look but, most importantly, they have unique numbers that are different than the Social Security numbers previously used on the Read more »