New Haven, Conn. (WTNH) – As you may have heard, The Medicare annual enrollment period is going on now through December 7th. CT Style Host Natasha Lubczenko was joined in the studio by Christopher Mele, Director of Medicare Growth for Cigna, to discuss the wide variety of options now available through CIGNA.

For many people, ages 65+, this is the only time they will be able to choose their healthcare coverage. So whether they’re shopping Medicare plans for the first time or thinking about making a change, now’s the time to make sure they’re getting everything they deserve, with a plan that best meets their needs.

Natasha asks about Medicare Advantage Plans.

Christopher wants our viewers to know that, “Cigna Medicare Advantage has been in the market now for two years. This is our second annual action period. We’ve actually expanded our service area to include Middlesex, Litchfield and New Haven counties, and we’ve added providers to add to network accessibility, including hospitals, specialists and primary care physicians.”

Watch this interview to learn some of the basics about what Cigna Medicare Advantage Plans offer, including a variety of traditional HMO, flexible PPO, and Dual Special Needs plans.

Christopher answers the following questions:

  • Is your current plan still the best option?
  • What advice would you offer to someone going through this for the first time?
  • Can I save money using my  health plan?
  • What is an Annual Notice of Change?
  • Do your plans offer incentives for healthy behaviors?
  • Who can help me to better understand all of these options?

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