Here’s what to consider when shopping for a health plan

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It’s the time of year where millions of Americans are renewing or signing up for health plans. It’s no secret it can be a challenge, whether you are shopping for a plan that’s right for you or for a loved one.

Scott Norman, Vice President of Medicare at Priority Health, shared some advice to help people with this important decision. First, Norman suggests doing your homework before picking a health plan. He encourages you not to wait until the last minute. Norman also stressed that you should ask questions.

When it comes to picking the plan that’s best for you, budget is one factor to consider. Another piece of advice Norman shared was to make sure your doctor participates in the plan. He also suggests looking at whether plans cover over-the-counter medications, transportation and other benefits.

Here are some key dates to remember:

  • Dec. 7 - Deadline to select a plan for Medicare
  • Jan. 15 - Deadline to select coverage for an individual under 65

For more information about picking the right plan for you, watch the video above or click or tap here.

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