The Medicare program’s Annual Enrollment Period (AEP) is right around the corner! Every year, the AEP is your opportunity to enroll in or switch to a Medicare insurance plan that fits your ever evolving health care needs. This special enrollment window only runs October 15 to December 7, so it’s important to be prepared to accomplish anything you’d like to during that time. If reviewing or changing your coverage seems a little daunting with all the different plans and benefits on the market and decisions to make, don’t worry! You don’t have to go it alone.

Over the years, we’ve covered a lot of Medicare program topics. To help you find what you need to know fast, we’re putting the most relevant information and article links below. That’s it. No fuss, just direct links to the information that can help you find your next Medicare insurance plan! We’ll be sure to update this article as we publish new content that we think you’ll find helpful.

Shop & Enroll Plan Finder

When you’re entering AEP, a great place to start for any Medicare insurance plan search is the Shop & Enroll Plan Finder. You can search and compare different types of Medicare insurance plans directly on the platform, share plan information, and get in touch with a licensed insurance agent for further assistance. Working with a Shop & Enroll agent is doubly beneficial, as they’ll have access to tools like the account feature.

The Shop & Enroll Platform

The Shop & Enroll Plan Finder Get the Most Out of Shop & Enroll with Its New Account Feature
3 Accounts That Can Maximize Your Medicare Insurance Where to Turn for Medicare Program Help

Working with an Agent

Medicare insurance can get confusing quickly, especially when it comes to finding and enrolling in a plan. This is why we suggest at least talking to an agent to get an understanding of what’s out there and how the agent can help you.

Working with an Agent

Finding the Right Insurance Agent for You The Value of Working with an Insurance Agent
How Do Medicare Insurance Agents Make Money? What Certifications & Training Does a Medicare Sales Agent Need?

The Ins and Outs of AEP

Understanding your Medicare AEP possibilities can help point you toward your options, and we’ve got the posts to help you do just that.

The Ins and Outs of AEP

What Can I Do During the Medicare Annual Enrollment Period? How to Prepare for the Medicare Program’s Annual Enrollment Period Should I Review My Medicare Insurance Plan Each Year?

The Basics of the Medicare Program and Your Coverage

Understanding the Medicare program and the different types of plans you may encounter is something that can help you feel at ease with your decisions this AEP. Check out the posts below for info on the basics of Medicare insurance coverage and the different types of plans you may have to choose from.

Basics of Medicare Insurance Coverage

What is Original Medicare? What is Medicare Part C (Advantage)? What is Medicare Part D? What are Medicare Supplements?
Medigap Plans: Is It Covered? Is Medicare the Only Health Insurance I Need?    

Enrollment and Other Medicare Info

How and When Can I Change Medicare Insurance Plans? What Does That Mean? A Medicare Glossary Can I Work and Have Medicare Insurance?
How to Pick a Medicare Advantage Plan What the Medicare Star Rating Means for You What’s the Difference Between an HMO and PPO?
How Do You Qualify for a Medicare Savings Program? Do I Qualify for a Medicare Special Needs Plan (SNP)? How Do Medicare Insurance and Medicaid Work Together?

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During AEP, there will be a lot of information and marketing to sift through. You’ll see commercials, fliers, and ads all complicating matters further. Our goal isn’t to make your AEP tougher. Quite the contrary, searching for a Medicare insurance plan should be something you feel confident doing. We hope this information is extremely helpful, but if you want to talk to someone even further, head over to the Shop & Enroll Plan Finder to get in contact with an agent. We’d be more than happy to help connect you with a professional who can answer all your questions and analyze your unique needs and coverage options!