For the residents in Mobile, Ala and are looking to change their prescription drug coverage or Medicare plans for 2015, your time is now. Medicare open enrollment is in full swing.
In the Mobile area more than 75,000 are receiving Medicare benefits. They should be aware that this year is the most important year to pay attention to your coverage options. This is because of Obamacare.
On January 1, 2014, after years of controversies and heated debates over the Affordable Care Act culminated with millions of Americans having access to health care coverage plans. While many consumers know the Affordable Care Act related to the HealthCare.gov site and that the state-based marketplaces, consumers may not know that it will also impact Medicare.
According to Medicare 2013 suvery, 76% of consumers 60 and older say he or she have poor or fair knowledge of how Obamacare works.
Consumers can make the ACA work to his or her advantage by understanding how his or her Medicare Plan could change as a result of this law and knowing the benefits of how enhanced coverage could help him or her achieve improved well-being and health.