ANNUAL ELECTION PERIOD FOR MEDICARE PART D

For Immediate Release
October 23, 2014; 2:05 pm
DPHSS Release No. 2014-075

ANNUAL ELECTION PERIOD FOR MEDICARE PART D
OCTOBER 15, 2014 – DECEMBER 7, 2014

The Department of Public Health and Social Services would like to announce that the Annual Election Period for Medicare’s prescription drug program, nationally known as Medicare Part D, is from October 15, 2014 through December 7, 2014. During this period, Medicare beneficiaries may enroll, switch or terminate from this voluntary prescription drug program.

There are two (2) Part D plans available to choose from for plan year 2015: 1) AARP MedicareRx Preferred, and 2) EnvisionRx Plus Silver.

During this Annual Election Period, the Guam Medicare Assistance Program (Guam MAP) within the Division of Senior Citizens (DSC) provides Medicare Awareness presentations every Tuesday and Thursday at 9:00 a.m. and at 2:00 p.m. beginning October 16, 2014 and ending December 4, 2014 at the DSC office located at 130 University Drive, Suite 8, in Mangilao. Part D online enrollment will be provided for those needing assistance in signing up for a prescription drug plan.

Medicare beneficiaries and their families interested in obtaining more information are encouraged to contact DSC at 735-7421 or 735-7415.

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