The deadline to register for Medicare Part D is Monday May 15 at midnight.
If you're mailing your registration form, it needs to be post-marked the 15th.
The easier option may be to register online at www.medicare.gov
or Call Medicare Toll-free: 1-800-MEDICARE (1-800-633-4227)
If you don't make it, there is a one percent premium penalty for every month that you're late. You'll pay that penalty fee for the entire time you're on medicare.
Other Resources: South Dakota AARPAARP SDFact Sheet
South Dakota Senior Health Information and Insurance Education Program (SHIINE)
1-800-536-8197 (Toll-free in-state)
1-800-642-6410 (Toll-free TTY for people with hearing problems)
605-333-3314 (Sioux Falls)
Also find more sources at by clicking on Healthbeat
."Medicare Part D Deadline Looms"
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