As Medicare Fall Open Enrollment approaches, the time of year from October 15 to December 7 when people with Medicare can make changes to their coverage, the Medicare Rights Center submitted feedback and suggestions about a critical tool in making these decisions—the Medicare.gov Plan Finder.
Drawing on Medicare Rights’ experience helping callers on its national helpline use Plan Finder, overall, the recommendations aim to enhance clarity and flexibility within the tool. For example, our helpline callers continuously express a desire to reflect the weight of their individual preferences in the sorting and screening functions. Currently, a person can only sort plans by one category, which limits one’s ability to compare plans based on multiple variables. Read article here.