For Immediate Release
October 12, 2016; 9:35am
DPHSS Release No. 2017-001
Annual Election Period for Medicare Part D October 15, 2016 – December 7, 2016
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, 2016 through December 7, 2016. Throughout this period, Medicare beneficiaries may enroll in a drug plan, switch to a new drug plan or terminate from this voluntary prescription drug program.
During this Annual Election Period, the Guam Medicare Assistance Program (Guam MAP) within the Division of Senior Citizens (DSC) will provide Medicare awareness presentations on Tuesdays at 9:00 a.m. and on Thursdays at 2:00 p.m. beginning October 18, 2016 and ending December 6, 2016 at DSC’s office located at 130 University Drive, Castle Mall Suite 8, in Mangilao.
Medicare beneficiaries and their families interested in obtaining more information may contact DSC at 735-7421 or 735-7415.