10/31/2018 9:18:26 AM
For Immediate Release
A recent federal law change has many Minnesota seniors shopping this fall for new Medicare plans for 2019, and they may also be getting more mailings and sales solicitations with offers of Medicare coverage.
The Minnesota Commerce Department, which regulates the insurance industry in the state, is urging seniors and their family members to be alert for confusing or deceptive advertising and sales offers.
When reviewing Medicare plan sales information or researching online, it is important to know what information is from Medicare, what is from a legitimate insurance company or agent, and what might just be from a scam artist trying to steal your money.
The 2019 Medicare Open Enrollment period continues through December 7. To help seniors protect themselves as they shop, the Commerce Department offers the following tips:
Director of Communications
Minnesota Department of Commerce
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