CRIS taking appointments for Medicare enrollment

CRIS Healthy-Aging Center is taking appointments for adults 65+ and adults with disabilities who are interested in taking advantage of Medicare’s limited open enrollment period.  This limited open enrollment runs from January 1 through March 31, 2019 for Medicare Advantage (MA) plans.

During the 2019 Medicare Advantage open enrollment period, participants can:

·         Change from one MA plan to another

·         Opt out of their MA plan and switch to original Medicare

·         Elect a stand-alone Part D prescription drug plan if they lose prescription drug coverage due to opting out of their MA plan


CRIS Healthy-Aging Center can help determine your options.  This service is FREE.  Champaign County residents can call 217-355-1543 to set up an appointment with a Senior Health Insurance Program counselor. Vermilion County residents can call 217-443-2999.