The massive advertising campaign directing consumers to sign up for the new Health Care Exchanges, often referred to as “Obamacare,” has confused many Medicare recipients. Here’s the bottom line . . .
Medicare benefits are not changing under the Health Care Marketplace. Medicare’s Open Enrollment isn’t part of the Marketplace.
Julie Bataille, spokeswoman for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services said, “We want to reassure Medicare beneficiaries that they are already covered, their benefits aren’t changing and the Marketplace doesn’t require them to do anything different.”