Medicare Open Enrollment Reminder
Medicare's annual open enrollment period began Saturday, October 15th and continues until Wednesday, December 7th. Any new coverage selected takes effect January 1st, 2017. To assist beneficiaries, the Pennsylvania Department of Aging APPRISE program offers educational events and counseling. Pennsylvania's APPRISE counselors are trained to help Pennsylvanians understand their Medicare benefits, sort through their options to find the best one for them, and successfully complete the enrollment process. Upcoming events
You may still request an absentee ballot and also get further information on how to vote via absentee ballot. In Pennsylvania, the absentee ballot application must be requested by 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, November 1st, and received by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, November 4th.
Pennsylvanians will be voting or U.S. president/vice-president, one of two U.S. Senate seats, U.S. House of Representatives, half of the state Senate and the entire state House of Representatives. Pennsylvanians will also be voting for state-wide offices: attorney general, auditor general and state treasurer.
Here's what you need to know about casting ballots in the upcoming election:
- Polling times: 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.
- Polling loctions: Search your voting location on the state voting website.
- Voter identification: Needed only if voting in a precinct for the first time.
If you have any questions, please contact Ana Meyers at (717) 790-3948 or firstname.lastname@example.org.