If you wish to stay in your current Medicare Part D or Medicare Advantage plan, you do not need to do anything during the annual Open Enrollment Period (AEP
) and you will be automatically re-enrolled into your existing Medicare plan for another year (assuming the Medicare plan is still being offered next year), along with any changes
that your current Medicare plan may have made for next year.
Important: Make sure your plan is still being offered next year.
are enrolled in a 2022 Medicare plan that will not be continued
Important: Check your
Your Medicare plan benefits change
so be sure you understand the 2023 changes (such as changes in
pharmacy or mail order options, changes in your healthcare network, different
coverage costs, monthly premium, deductible, and prescription coverage).
You can use our online PDP-Compare
tools to provide you with a quick overview of how any 2022 Medicare Part D or Medicare Advantage
plan is changing in 2023.
Important: Check your
Are all of your medications still covered in 2023? Do your covered drugs now have usage
? Does your
plan offer lower-costing generic alternatives?
Both our Formulary
(view all drugs for a single plan) and Q1Rx
(view all plans for a single drug) include formulary data for
all stand-alone Medicare Part D prescription drug plans (PDP
and Medicare Advantage plans (MAPD
Suggestion: You may wish to review (or re-review) your Medicare plan options just one more time before midnight, December 7th.
After the December 7th close of the AEP, most people will only have a limited opportunity to change their Medicare prescription drug plan coverage before next year’s Medicare Part D and Medicare Advantage plan annual Open Enrollment Period.
For an overview of Medicare Part D plans (PDPs) or Medicare Advantage plans (MAs, MAPDs, SNPs) in your area, please use our Medicare Part D Plan Finder (PDP-Finder
) or Medicare Advantage Plan Finder (MA-Finder
) to see all available Medicare plans in your area
Other opportunities to change Medicare plans after the December 7th close of the AEP?
You may be able to change your plan enrollment outside of the AEP using the Medicare Advantage plan Open Enrollment Period (MA-OEP
) or a Special Enrollment Periods (SEP
Need personalized help choosing a Medicare plan?
If you find yourself overwhelmed with all the Medicare plan choices that are available to you, you can always telephone Medicare at 1-800-633-4227 and choose to speak with a Medicare representative. Once connected, ask the representative to help you evaluate your Medicare Part D and Medicare Advantage plan options - and you can compare what you learn to your current Medicare plan.
Should you decide to change Medicare plans next year and you are in an enrollment period (AEP, SEP, or MA-OEP), a Medicare representative can process your enrollment into any Medicare Advantage plan or Medicare Part D prescription drug plan directly over the telephone. The enrollment process only takes a few minutes and includes an enrollment confirmation number that you should record for future reference.