Benefits experts might need to sharpen up their education efforts on enrollment, as Medicare beneficiaries are more confused than ever about open enrollment.

A new HealthPocket Medicare survey found that 78 percent of beneficiaries don't know when the last day is, and many mistakenly think they have until the end of the year to make plan changes.

When asked about how long Medicare's annual enrollment period runs, 33 percent said Dec. 31; 26 percent said Dec, 1 and 19 percent said Dec. 15.

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