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What you need to know about Medicare open enrollment




Center for Medicate & Medicaid Services' Web Site Project Management Director Ana Nunez-Poole (R) helps Medicare recipient Gladys Parrish (L) to compare Medicare-approved drug prices on the internet May 3, 2004 in Washington, DC.
Center for Medicate & Medicaid Services' Web Site Project Management Director Ana Nunez-Poole (R) helps Medicare recipient Gladys Parrish (L) to compare Medicare-approved drug prices on the internet May 3, 2004 in Washington, DC.
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Tis' the season for Medicare open enrollment, that once-a-year opportunity for those 65 and older who are enrolled in Medicare to make changes to next year's plan.

If you're among those who are a little confused right now about whether the Affordable Care Act affects the choices you make this year, KPCC's Stephanie O'Neill says you can relax