Tick tock: In just two days, the open enrollment period for Medicare, during which participants are able to change their Medicare health or prescription drug coverage, will end. It’s a busy time of year. Among the questions enrollees are asked to consider: “Is original Medicare or a Medicare Advantage program a better fit?” “Do I need to add prescription drug coverage?” and “Should I add supplemental insurance coverage through a Medigap policy?” If received by Dec. 7th, all plan changes will be effective Jan. 1, 2012.

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