Part D

If I switch drug plans during the Medicare Open Enrollment period, do I need to notify anyone of the change?

Enrolling in a new drug plan during the Medicare Open Enrollment period will disenroll you from your previous plan, so you don’t need to contact the previous plan to drop that coverage. You should notify the pharmacy where you fill your prescriptions so they can update their records with your new plan information.


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