A reminder today from the Oregon Department of Consumer and Business Services for seniors and other Medicare recipients, that any Medicare Advantage or prescription drug plan (Part D) changes must be made by Dec. 7 in order to ensure that coverage begins without interruption on Jan. 1, 2019. Those who are late to enroll may face a lifetime of premium penalties. For details, call 1-800-722-4134 or visit www.shiba.oregon.gov.