Open enrollment for Medicare is up and running, and experts say Obamacare and the shutdown should not effect it.
The Affordable Care Act will expand some Medicare benefits, including more free preventative care checkups. Unlike other federal agencies Medicare's website is running smoothly. 1800-MEDICARE is also working, and dozens of nonprofit organizations will take appointments.
For a list of where you can go to get help signing up visit http://bit.ly/194H3Aq. Open enrollment ends December 7th.