Medicare open enrollment ends today |

Medicare open enrollment ends today

Special to the Nevada Appeal

Medicare’s open enrollment season ends today.

During open enrollment, you can join a plan or cancel one that no longer suits you.

People with Medicare can now review their drug and health plan coverage options for 2012 as part of the annual Medicare Open Enrollment Period. CMS is highlighting plans that have achieved an overall quality rating of five stars with a high performer or “gold star” icon on Medicare’s Plan Finder –

For more information about how the Affordable Care Act closes the donut hole over time, go to:

For State-by-State information on the number of people who are benefiting from discounts in the donut hole in 2011, go to

For State-by-State information on utilization of free preventive services and the Annual Wellness Visit, go to For more information on Medicare’s prevention benefits, go to the Share the News. Share the Health! website: contact 1-800-MEDICARE.