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Medicare Annual Election Period is Over, But not for Everybody
If you meet certain requirements you can still make some changes
in your healthcare coverage even after the Annual Enrollment Period (AEP) ended December 7th.
Here are 6 requirements for your eligibility:
1.If you are duo eligible, that is, if you are eligible for bothMedicareand Medicaid, you can make changes in your healthcare plan
throughout the year.
2.If you have a special need, specifically diabetes, you can also
make changes throughout the year.
3.If you just you just turned 65 and became eligible for Medicare,
you have a seven month (three months
before your birthday, your birthday month, and three months after the birthday
month) window to enroll in whatever Medicare Advantage plan or Part D
Prescription plan you choose.
4.If you become eligible due
to a disability.
5.If you move, you may change
to a different plan than was offered in an area where you formerly
6.And, if your coverage
through your employer or union group health plan ends, you have a Special
Election Period (SEP) to enroll in a Medicare Advantage Plan or a Part D
Prescription plan. The SEP ends two months after your coverage through the
group plan ends.
Still have questions about your health care plan? Still thinking
about changing, call me at (773) 614-3201.