Open enrollment approaching for Medicare, Covered California

Staff Report

TRUCKEE, Calif. — The open enrollment period for Medicare is here, and just around the corner for Covered California. This is an opportunity to ensure coverage for the coming year.

During open enrollment for Medicare, patients can sign up for or make changes to their existing Medicare Part D prescription plans, change to or from a Medicare Advantage Plan, or switch from one Medicare Advantage Plan to another.

Open enrollment for Medicare starts on Oct. 15, and lasts through Dec. 7. To sign up or make changes, visit

During open enrollment for Covered California, patients can sign up or make changes to their existing insurance plans.

Open enrollment for Covered California starts Nov. 1 and ends Jan. 31. To sign up or make changes, visit

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