A significant change in the Maryland retirement policy takes place at the end of the year is one that will separate prescription drug coverage from the state’s retiree health plan.
This is a very big deal for the thousands of Medicare-eligible state retirees who must enroll in its Part D medication coverage plan by December 31 to continue their drug coverage.
What makes this even more difficult is that official rates for those plans will not be announced until October just as open enrollment begins. The good news is that Maryland’s Insurance Assistance Programs staff in each Mid-Shore county will be offering workshops and individual consulting for those impacted.
The Spy state down with Talbot County’s program counselor Pam Limberry for a quick check in on this important revision in coverage.
This video is approximately two minutes in length. For more information about Part D planning, please contact Pam at 410-822-2869 ext. 231 or [email protected] for more information.