A Post-Dispatch Story Shows How to Help Seniors Make Medicare Decisions

Medicare’s annual open enrollment period—between October 15 and December 7 this year—presents seniors and disabled people with perhaps one of their toughest financial tasks: choosing a plan to cover Medicare’s gaps in coverage for the coming year.


That means it also presents reporters with an opportunity to help Medicare beneficiaries navigate that daunting decision process with reporting that clearly explains the advantages and disadvantages of the main choice before them: Should they remain in the traditional Medicare program and choose a Medigap policy with a stand-alone drug benefit? Or should they choose one of those highly advertised Medicare Advantage plans sold by private insurers paid by the government to provide benefits?

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