Medicare Eligibility & Enrollment, OEP | Tue, Oct 01, 2019 @ 05:26 PM

What is the Medicare Advantage Open Enrollment Period?

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The Medicare Advantage Open Enrollment Period is when Medicare Advantage plan members can change plans. It runs from January 1 to March 31.

Medicare Eligibility & Enrollment, OEP | Tue, Oct 01, 2019 @ 03:04 PM

What Can I Do During the Medicare Advantage Open Enrollment Period?

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Do you have a Medicare Advantage plan? If you do, then you need to know about the Medicare Advantage Open Enrollment Period. It runs from January 1 – March 31.

Medicare Eligibility & Enrollment | Tue, Sep 10, 2019 @ 07:00 AM

How to Get Ready for the Medicare Annual Enrollment Period

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Your Medicare plan automatically renews at the beginning of each year unless you change it, but you might not get exactly the same benefits. Insurance companies review and refine their Medicare plan benefits annually.

Medicare Eligibility & Enrollment | Thu, Aug 22, 2019 @ 01:45 PM

Get to know Medicare at Local Community Events During National Medicare Education Week

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When it comes to learning about Medicare, sometimes talking with someone face-to-face is helpful.  During National Medicare Education Week, September 15–21, UnitedHealthcare and leading health and wellness organizations will host local community educational events. The events are free and open to the public.

Medicare Eligibility & Enrollment | Tue, Aug 20, 2019 @ 11:56 AM

Can You Switch between Original Medicare and Medicare Advantage during the Annual Enrollment Period?

Posted by Medicare Made Clear

Current beneficiaries can switch to Medicare Advantage (Part C) from Original Medicare (Parts A & B), or vice versa, during the Medicare Annual Enrollment Period. If you want to make a switch, it requires some additional decisions. The specific decisions depend on what coverage you’re switching to and from.

Medicare Eligibility & Enrollment | Mon, Aug 12, 2019 @ 03:19 PM

How to Decide Whether to Switch Medicare Plans

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Picking a Medicare plan is my favorite thing to do,” says pretty much no one. So the decision to switch plans is a big one. It means you’ll shop and compare, and pick again.

Medicare Eligibility & Enrollment | Mon, Aug 12, 2019 @ 01:00 PM

9 Good Reasons Why a Medicare Advantage Plan Might Be Right for You

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Medicare Advantage plans have gained popularity since first being introduced by the Balanced Budget Act of 1997. Here are 9 reasons why.

Medicare Eligibility & Enrollment | Tue, Jul 02, 2019 @ 09:00 AM

What Is the Medicare Annual Enrollment Period?

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Medicare Annual Enrollment Period Explained

The Medicare Annual Enrollment Period – AEP for short – is a set time each year for changing
your Medicare coverage choices if you choose to. AEP runs from October 15 to December 7.
New coverage choices go into effect on January 1.

Medicare Eligibility & Enrollment | Tue, Apr 30, 2019 @ 02:17 PM

What is the Medicare Special Enrollment Period?

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The Medicare Special Enrollment Period allows you to switch plans or sign up for Medicare outside of the standard Medicare enrollment periods. Medicare grants a Special Enrollment Period for certain qualifying situations and life events.

Medicare Eligibility & Enrollment | Tue, Apr 09, 2019 @ 12:04 PM

How to Avoid the Medicare Part B Late Penalty

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Medicare Part B pays 80 percent of outpatient health care costs and 100 percent for many preventive services. But it pays to think carefully about when to sign up. Here’s why.