Medicare Eligibility & Enrollment, OEP | Tue, Feb 05, 2019 @ 08:05 AM

Can I Change My Medicare Plan?

Posted by Medicare Made Clear

Medicare provides certain time periods when you can change Medicare plans. The main one is the Medicare Annual Enrollment Period (formerly known as Open Enrollment), which runs from October 15 to December 7 each year. Anyone on Medicare can make coverage changes during this time that then go into effect the following year.

Medicare Eligibility & Enrollment | Tue, Jan 15, 2019 @ 12:54 PM

5 Tips for Enrolling in Medicare for the First Time

Posted by Medicare Made Clear

Medicare eligibility begins at age 65 for most people. (If you were born in 1954, you are next up to join the ranks of Medicare beneficiaries.) Here’s what you need to know about turning 65 and signing up for Medicare for the first time.

Medicare Eligibility & Enrollment, OEP | Tue, Jan 01, 2019 @ 05:00 PM

What is the Medicare Advantage Open Enrollment Period?

Posted by Medicare Made Clear

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, Jan 01, 2019 @ 03:00 PM

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

Posted by Medicare Made Clear

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.

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Medicare Eligibility & Enrollment, OEP | Tue, Dec 11, 2018 @ 11:58 AM

A 6-Point Checklist to Rate Your New Medicare Advantage Plan

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Medicare Eligibility & Enrollment | Tue, Nov 20, 2018 @ 12:31 PM

What to Do If Medicare Annual Enrollment Has You Stumped

Posted by Medicare Made Clear

You’re not alone if you haven’t chosen a Medicare plan for next year yet. It’s easy to put it off, partly because it just seems like a really big job. It doesn’t have to be.

Medicare Eligibility & Enrollment, Medicare Tips & Resources | Tue, Oct 16, 2018 @ 08:30 AM

It’s Medicare Annual Enrollment. Now What?

Posted by Medicare Made Clear

Many health insurance plans, such as employer plans, require you to choose your coverage every year. Not Medicare.

Medicare Eligibility & Enrollment | Tue, Oct 09, 2018 @ 09:42 AM

Ignoring Medicare Annual Enrollment May Work Against You

Posted by Medicare Made Clear

Tired of hearing about Medicare and annual enrollment? Between nonstop TV ads and near daily mailings, it can feel like a lot. You may be tempted to just let the Annual Enrollment Period slide. Does it really matter that much if you have this plan or that plan?

Medicare Eligibility & Enrollment, NMEW | Sun, Sep 16, 2018 @ 09:00 AM

For Family Caregivers, the Need for Medicare Know-How May Come Early

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by John Schall, CEO, Caregiver Action Network

Medicare Eligibility & Enrollment | Fri, Sep 14, 2018 @ 08:30 AM

New to Medicare? Choosing Coverage for Next Year? Know These Key Dates.

Posted by Medicare Made Clear

When can you sign up for Medicare? When can you switch plans if your health needs have changed? Understanding Medicare’s enrollment periods helps you get the coverage you need when you need it!