UnitedHealthcare Medicare representative Liz McPherson explained the significance of making changes to your plan.
"Open enrollment is important to anyone on Medicare because it's that time of year when they can make changes to their plan for the upcoming year," McPherson said.
She also talked about how you can make changes to your plan.
"They can make changes by reviewing their annual notice of change which will tell them what's changed for the upcoming year. And then they can also go to the medicare.gov site and compare plans, but if they don't make a change by this Friday, Dec. 7, they're going to have the plan they have this year for all of next year," McPherson said.
Nate Chisholm contributed to this report.
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