Open Enrollment help is available

Chronic Care Management coordinator has office hours

Memorial Hospital’s Chronic Care Management Coordinator Kayla Peterson is available to help people with signing up during Medicare’s open enrollment period. (Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County Photo)

ROCK SPRINGS, WYOMING (Oct. 17, 2019) — The 2020 open enrollment period for Medicare enrollees is through Dec. 7.

It can be confusing. Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County’s Chronic Care Management Coordinator Kayla Peterson can help.

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She is offering to help Medicare patients understand their benefits.

Help is available from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. every Thursday through the end of the year. To make an appointment to speak with Peterson, call 307-212-7716.

If you don’t act by Dec. 7, you may not be able to get 2020 coverage. Open enrollment plan changes are effective Jan. 1.

According to, during Medicare open enrollment, a beneficiary can:

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MHSC is a non-profit, 99-bed, regional acute-care facility in southwestern Wyoming. The hospital has more than 500 employees, including more than 30 employed physicians providing care in more than two dozen specialty fields. Sweetwater Regional Cancer Center is an affiliate partner of the University of Utah’s Huntsman Cancer Institute.

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