Medicare Open Enrollment Begins Sunday
Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Roger Marshall, M.D. is launching a website with helpful resources as Medicare open enrollment begins on Sunday, October 15 and it runs through Thursday, December 7, 2023.
If you have concerns or questions with your coverage, Senator Marshall’s office is here to help you navigate the open enrollment process. Please give the office a call at 785-829-9000 to talk with a member of Senator Marshall’s staff.
During Medicare Open Enrollment, here are some tips to avoid common scams:
- Block unwanted calls and text messages.
- Don’t give your personal or financial information in response to a request that you didn’t expect.
- Resist the pressure to act immediately. Legitimate businesses will give you time.
- Never pay via gift card or money transfer.
- Look into companies you have never heard of.
Resources for Assistance:
For help to better choose your plan, you can call 1-800-MEDICARE for personalized counseling from experts available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. You may also speak with experts at the Senior Health Insurance Counselors for Kansas at 1-800-860-5260. These services are free and offer unbiased one-on-one counseling.
Additionally, there is free Medicare consulting available for Seniors. Senior Health Insurance Counseling for Kansas (SHICK) is a free program offering Kansans an opportunity to talk with trained, community volunteers and get answers to questions about Medicare and other insurance issues. SHICK provides you with many resources that will help with your questions about Medicare. You can call SHICK at 800-860-5260.