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Early Medicare enrollment period catches many in Sacramento area by surprise
Sacramento Bee

An earlier than usual open enrollment period has brought some added stress for Medicare beneficiaries this year, particularly for those who venture into the complicated world beyond the traditional model.

“We’ve had hundreds of calls,” said Margaret Reilly, program manager at the West Sacramento office of HICAP, the state’s Health Insurance Counseling and Assistance Program. “People don’t know what to do. They have a lot of questions.”