50 Wishes for
Medicare’s Future

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Wish #31:
Create an individually tailored Annual Notice of Change for Medicare Advantage (MA) and Part D plans

Annual changes to MA and Part D plan coverage rules, cost-sharing amounts, and provider networks are commonplace. At the same time, comparing and contrasting plan options during the Medicare open enrollment period is a dizzying task for many. To help beneficiaries make informed decisions, the federal government should require that Medicare private health plans provide a tailored notice to beneficiaries, based on claims data, describing how a plan will change in the coming year.