Medicare Cost Plans are ending on December 31, 2018. If your are affected by this, you should have received a letter from the Centers for Medicare an Medicaid Services informing you that your current Medicare Cost Plan is ending. You may also have received a letter from your current plan provider. You will have to choose another plan; new plans will be available October 1, 2018 on the Medicare.gov website as well as Health Care Choices, http://www.mnhealthcarechoices.com.
If you have questions about this and need more information please know that the Senior LinkAge Line can assist you and will have extended hours to help you. The Hours are Monday – Thursday 8am to 6pm. Starting on October 1 the Friday hours will be 8am to 4:30pm. You will be connected with Medicare experts at the Southeastern Minnesota Area Agency on Aging. For information call the Senior Linkage Line at 1-800-333-2433 or go to www.medicare.gov