Deadlines approaching to enroll in Medicare, select health insurance

The deadline to choose or change a Medicare plan for 2019 is Friday, Dec. 7, while the deadline to select a health insurance plan is Saturday, Dec. 15. (MGN Online)

Sunday, Dec. 2, marks the two-week deadline for individuals to select their health insurance plan for 2019, which lands on Saturday, Dec. 15.

Those looking to choose or change Medicare plans for next year have less than a week as the deadline is Friday, Dec. 7.

Enrollments for health insurance are down this year, but if individuals do not purchase health insurance during the open-enrollment period, they will have to wait until the next open-enrollment a year away.

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Janel Davis with Nevada Health Link assures consumers that there is still time to choose a plan as well as professionals willing to help for free before the deadline.

ProtectHealth, partnering with Nevada Health Link, is providing two locations to help those wanting to enroll.

One is at the ProtectHealth office, located at 2202 W. Charleston Boulevard, Suite 8, which will be open 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

The other is near the food court at Meadows Mall, located at 4300 Meadows Lane, which is open from 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

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