2019 Best Tampa Medicare Special Enrollment throughout the year

Special Enrollment periods for Medicare throughout the year

Anyone on Tampa Medicare can enroll in a medicare supplement (medigap) plan all year long, although underwriting health questions may apply.

Medigap policies may include F,N,K,L and G.

Medicare has specific enrollment periods for Medicare advantage and prescription drug plans that are different than medigap plans.

When can you apply for Tampa Medicare enrollment into these plans during the year?

 

EARLY ENROLLMENT PERIODS FOR ALL MEDICARE BENEFITIARIES

 

Annual   Enrollment Period (AEP): October 15 – December 7  – ANNUALLY

 

Medicare Open Enrollment Period (OEP): January 1 – March 31 – ANNUALLY

 

Supplement plans can   be added to original medicare- ALL YEAR LONG

 

Medicare Advantage   Disenrollment Period: January 1-February 14- ANNUALLY

 

Tampa Medicare SPECIAL ENROLLMENT PERIODS THROUGHOUT THE WHOLE YEAR

 

Initial Enrollment Period (IEP) New to Medicare – 3 MONTHS BEFORE, THE MONTH OF AND 3 MONTHS AFTER YOUR MEDICARE STARTS

 

Moved / Relocation of Home Address  – 60 DAYS AFTER MOVE DATE

 

Loss of Coverage – Current plan or Employer coverage plan ending – 60 DAYS AFTER LOSS OF COVERAGE

 

Enrollment into Medicare rated 5 Star plans – ANYTIME ALL YEAR LONG IF THERE IS A 5 STAR PLAN IN YOUR AREA

 

On Medicare prior to age 65, but now turning 65 – 3 MONTHS BEFORE, THE MONTH OF AND 3 MONTHS AFTER THE MONTH OF YOUR 65TH BIRTHDAY

 

If you have a chronic condition like heart disease, diabetes, COPD, or ESRD – ANYTIME ALL YEAR LONG

 

Trial Period for Medicare Advantage – Can Go back to (Supplement/Medigap) – CAN GO BACK ON SUPPLEMENT WITH NO HEALTH QUESTIONS WITHIN 1 YEAR OF TRIAL PERIOD OF MEDICARE ADVANTAGE, ANYTIME DURING THE YEAR.

 

Dual Eligible (Has Both Medicare and Medicaid) – CAN SWITCH PLANS ANYTIME ALL YEAR LONG

 

LIS Determination – Qualifies  for Federal Extra Help with Prescription drugs – CAN SWITCH PLANS ANYTIME, ALL YEAR LONG

 

Institutionalized – Skilled   Nursing Facility – CAN SWITCH PLANS ANYTIME, ALL YEAR LONG

 

SPAP Members State Pharmaceutical Assistance Program Members – ONE ELECTION PERIOD, ANY TIME OF THE YEAR, ONE CHANGE PER YEAR

 

2019 Medicare Enrollment in Tampa Bay

 

Most Medicare beneficiaries are under the impression that you can only switch plans during open enrollment October 15th thru December 7th.

 

Best Tampa Bay Medicare Agents

 

Do any of the above situations pertain to you?

 

If you are in Tampa Bay Area or surrounding cities throughout Florida call a Medicare plan broker like us.

 

We will shop ALL the plans available in your area with all insurance companies to suit your specific medications and medical needs.

 

Additional questions?

 

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